It is a common misconception that infertility only involves the female half of the equation. In reality, male factor issues are present in 40-50% of couples struggling to conceive. For this reason, it is essential to take the time to evaluate the man and the woman.
- Count: the number of sperm present
- Motility: the percentage of sperm that are moving
- Morphology: the shape and size of the sperm
- Semen Volume: the amount of seminal fluid present
Based on the results of the semen analysis, our physicians may recommend additional testing. This could involve blood tests to look for hormonal abnormalities or potential genetic factors. Our physicians may also refer you to a urologist for additional examination and testing, such as a scrotal ultrasound or testicular biopsy to evaluate and extract sperm.
We began trying for a family and after a year with no luck, we were referred to The Fertility Center. I was so nervous for our first appointment, but left feeling at ease and ready to start treatment. Dr. Dodds was so personal, informative, patient and...