Navigation Links
The Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago Now Provides Low Cost Fertility Screening Test Panels
Date:2/16/2017

The Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago is now offering low cost fertility screening packages for those who want to know more about their fertility potential. Two fertility screening packages are offered that evaluate the sperm and the ovarian reserve (remaining egg supply).

Over the last several decades there has been a continuing trend for women to delay their childbearing. Many women now plan to delay starting a family until their mid to late 30’s which was very unusual 50 years ago. As a result, some women will have difficulty conceiving when they are finally ready to start a family due to a low egg supply or low egg quality situation.

Ovarian reserve testing gives women insight about their egg supply for the future. Ovarian reserve tests for the quantity of eggs remaining. Egg quality is a separate issue which is greatly affected by female age.

The basic screening package includes two blood tests and a transvaginal ultrasound on the female partner and a semen analysis on the male. The blood tests include day 3 FSH (follicle stimulating hormone) and estradiol hormone levels. The ultrasound test counts the antral follicles in the ovaries as another gauge of the woman's ovarian reserve. The total cost for the basic fertility screening package is $90.

The more comprehensive fertility screening package includes all of the tests from the basic screening package and adds an anti-mullerian hormone (AMH) blood test. AMH levels give us another way to estimate ovarian reserve. The total cost of the comprehensive fertility screening package is $110.

The cost of either fertility screening package will be credited back toward fertility treatment done in the future at any of their 3 Chicago area offices.

“We are excited to be able to offer these fertility screening packages which enable couples to get a better understanding of their fertility potential," says Richard Sherbahn, MD, the Medical Director of the Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago. “Some women with diminished ovarian reserve indicated by this testing would decide to try to get pregnant sooner rather than later. Some may decide to pursue fertility treatments, and some might choose to have eggs frozen for fertility preservation for the future.”

These fertility screening packages do not test for many of the problems that cause infertility. However, they do give a basic understanding of the egg supply and the sperm situation. A more complete evaluation for infertility is indicated for couples with a female under age 35 that have been trying to get pregnant for at least 12 months, or for couples with a female 35 or older that have been trying for at least 6 months.

About The Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago

The Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago, with offices in Chicago, Gurnee and Crystal Lake, IL, is one of the nation's leading infertility practices and has been providing advanced fertility, IVF and egg donation services in the Chicago area for 20 years. Their IVF and egg donation success rates are among the highest in the country and exceed national averages every year. They also provide fertility preservation via egg freezing, gestational surrogacy and LGBT family building. They focus on giving high quality, compassionate and individualized care.

The Center’s web site, advancedfertility.com, offers more than 300 articles on various fertility issues and IVF. To schedule an appointment, call 847.662.1818.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2017/02/prweb14063933.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2017 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved


Related medicine news :

1. Discover Advanced Strategies For Instant Anxiety Relief With The “Easy Calm” Course – Vinamy
2. Discover Advanced MMA Workout Routines For Professional Fighters With The “MMA Ripped” Course – Vkoolelite
3. BioTRUST Leptiburn Advanced Fat-Burning Hormone Support Supplement Review Released by Health News Wires
4. Advanced Male Medical Center Offers Hepatitis C Testing in San Francisco
5. Discover Advanced Pull Up Bar Exercises With The “Pull-Up Challenge Workouts” Program – Vkoolelite
6. “Lean Hybrid Muscle” Reveals to People Advanced Body Weight Training Exercises – Vkoolelite
7. BioTRUST AbsorbMax Advanced Digestive Enzyme Complex Review Released by Health News Wires
8. Allegheny General Hospital Streamlines Testing for Liver Transplant Patients with Advanced Cardiac MRI
9. Long-Lasting Gene Therapy Benefits Advanced Heart Failure Patients
10. Advanced CT imaging proves as accurate as invasive tests to assess heart blockages, study shows
11. Long-lasting gene therapy benefits advanced heart failure patients
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... October 13, ... ... School of Pharmacy (SOP) alumni Hannah Randall, PharmD ‘17, and Jennifer Huggins, ... professionals on guideline updates for the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases during ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... Ellevate Network, the leading network ... advocate for action towards gender equality at their inaugural Summit in New York City ... and reached a social audience of over 3 million. To watch the Mobilize Women ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the Mountains ... possible to save lost souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains to ... dedicated teacher of the Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches a ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... The company has ... today’s consumer and regulatory authorities worldwide. From Children’s to Adults 50+, every formula ... the highest standard. , These products are also: Gluten Free, Non-GMO, Vegan, ...
(Date:10/12/2017)... ... October 12, 2017 , ... Dr. ... recently contributed a medical article to the newly revamped Cosmetic Town journal ... spotlights the hair transplant procedure known as Follicular Unit Extraction (FUE). ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/4/2017)...  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ... Urgent Care is helping communities across Massachusetts , ... offering no-cost* flu shots through the end of the month. ... regulations. ... a flu shot is by the end of October, according to the ...
(Date:10/2/2017)... Oct. 2, 2017  AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, the combined ... Walgreens and pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), ... which included the unveiling of new signage at its ... well as at a few other company-owned facilities across ... to patients, some of whom will begin to see ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... WASHINGTON , Sept. 28, 2017 Cohen ... to advance the use of wearable and home sensors ... brain disorders. Early Signal Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused ... populations, will provide an affordable analytical system to record ... ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: