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5 Helpful Resources When IVF Family Planning

As you traverse through the different experiences of adulthood, you’re forced to make a lot of decisions within specific time frames. When it pertains to family planning, time is of the essence. If you and your partner are struggling to conceive, IVF is a viable option. Consider the following resources when you’re focusing on IVF family planning.

IVF Clinic

There are so many doctors you and your partner have to consider during the family planning process. Between the gynecologist and the urologist, there are quite a few tests and check-ups to deal with. As you search for solutions, an IVF clinic is a great place to consider because they house specialists who can give great wisdom, support and recommendations.

Gynecologist

The gynecologist is paramount in any woman’s journey to conceive. There is a multitude of reasons why it might be hard for you to conceive. A gynecologist will administer the right tests and examinations. They’ll also be able to provide recommendations regarding IVF family planning and a timeline. They can help with your questions about the process and throughout the pregnancy.

Primary Health Physician

Your primary care physician knows your medical record. They know what other illnesses or health challenges you’ve experienced over the years. Since they know the nuances of your medical background, your primary care physician is who you’ll probably want to consult with first.

IVF Attorney

An IVF attorney is really helpful for multiple reasons. If you’re using a surrogate, sperm donor or an egg donor, the lines get blurred if there’s not a clear demarcation of expectations. Legally binding contracts will help all parties understand what is expected and required before and after the process. IVF attorneys are also updated on all of the constantly-changing laws surrounding IVF and reproduction. Be sure to find an IVF attorney in your state as laws vary from state to state.

Personal Research

Personal research can be really empowering. Read various books on infertility. Learn about the testimonies of other couples who have gone through similar journeys. Watch YouTube videos of couples who document their experiences. If you’re already on social media, consider finding the fertility community to learn more about resources, support groups and more.

When you’re going through this process of educating yourself, it can be a lot to process. This is why it’s always wise to maintain a balance. Take notes of everything you learn so that you’re not holding everything in your brain. Remember to live your life through this process, and enjoy yourself. Everything will always work out in the end.

Tim Esterdahl

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