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How does one go about choosing an Infertility Center?

Choosing a Infertility Center

Once you have decided to move forward with evaluation and treatment for infertility, your next step is finding an Infertility Center which can meet your unique needs. There are key things you will want to consider when choosing your treatment center, including:

  1. location - if you have to travel a great distance for treatment, this impacts not only the cost of the treatment, but also time lost from work and additional stress of driving or flying, or being away from your spouse or significant other, if one is involved with the process
  2. cost - though different treatment options are going to have different costs, when you compare Infertility Centers, the costs for similar treatment should not be too disparate
  3. availability of on-site Financial Counselors - these professionals assist you in determining the best way to pay for your infertility treatment
  4. reputable and qualified Fertility Specialists - you can check the professional references of the Fertility Specialists at the Infertility Center using the State Professional Licensing Board or Quality Assurance Board, the Better Business Bureau or your State's Medical Association.
  5. psychological assistance available - this service helps you manage the stress associated with infertility and fertility treatment, provides support and provides assistance with couple communication
  6. flexible treatment plans - your life will still go on, despite your fertility treatment, and family reunions, funerals and other life events may require adjustments in your treatment plan
There are many things to include in your evaluation of Infertility Centers, to ensure that you are receiving the care, services and support that you need to achieve a successful outcome.

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