Before seeking medical help with conception,
you can increase your chances of becoming pregnant by practicing
fertility awareness. This means charting your
basal body temperature and using home tests to let you know when you are
likely to ovulate and be fertile. For more information, see Home Treatment.
Who to see
initial fertility questions and testing, you can see:
For complete fertility testing, see an
obstetrician/gynecologist with special training
and experience in fertility problems. This doctor may be called a
reproductive endocrinologist or fertility specialist.
When looking for a specialist, ask what percentage of a doctor's practice is
fertility treatment. Also ask if he or she has training in reproductive
This information is produced and provided by the National
Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National
Institute via the Internet web site at http://
.gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.
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