Appointment Phone Questions
Bay IVF - Advanced Reproductive Care                                Palo Alto  650-322-0500

 

Initial Appointment Questions

When you call to make your appointment, one of our IVF Nurse Coordinators will ask you a series of questions covering the following information:

  • Do you know which treatment you plan to have?

  • Your height

  • Your weight

  • Have you ever had any treatment for, or problems with, your lungs, heart, blood and blood vessels, breasts, digestive system, genito-urinary system, thyroid disease, diabetes, or any neurological disorder? (female partner only)

  • How many times have you been pregnant?

  • For each of your pregnancies, what was the conception date? (month and year)

  • What was the outcome?

  • Was the pregnancy with your current partner?

  • What is your average cycle length? (number of days between onsets of your periods)

  • If known, what is the cause of your infertility?

  • What is the length of relationship with your current partner? (years and months)

  • When was the last time either of you used any type of contraception?

  • For each X-ray of your uterus and Fallopian tubes (hysterosalpingogram), laparoscopy, hysteroscopy, or laparotomy, please give the date of procedure (day, month, and year) and the findings.

  • For each FSH, LH, estradiol (estrogen, E2), and AMH (Anti-Mullerian Hormone) you have had, please give the date of test (day, month, and year) and the result. Please note that you should be able to provide the actual result values when making the appointment.

  • For each IVF treatment you have had, please provide the following information if available: Date (month and year), which treatment, dose of medications to stimulate your ovaries, your highest estrogen level, number of ovarian follicles that developed, number of eggs retrieved, whether ICSI was done, number of embryos available, number of embryos transferred, number of cells of your embryos at the time of embryo transfer, and the outcome. Please note that we need to receive a copy of your medical records for any IVF treatment you have had.

  • Number of prior cycles of ovarian stimulation with injectable medications.

  • Total number of pregnancies the male partner has ever caused.

  • Has the male partner ever caused a pregnancy without the ICSI procedure?

  • Has the male partner had a vasectomy reversal?

  • For each Semen Analysis, please give the date (day, month, and year), volume, concentration (sperm count), the percentage of motile sperm, and percentage of morphologically normal sperm. Please note that you should be able to provide the actual result values when making the appointment.

  • Are you currently taking any medications? If yes, which ones?

  • Are you allergic to any medications? If yes, which ones?

  • Have you ever smoked cigarettes?

  • If yes, how many cigarettes a day during the last three months? (Please remember that you must not smoke during your treatment.)

  • Is the male partner currently taking any medications? If yes, which ones?

  • Is the male partner allergic to any medications? If yes, which ones?

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