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Assessment by doctor
Medical History & Physical Examination
Body Fat Measurement
Body Mass Index (BMI)
Blood Tests
Thyroid Function Test
Full Blood Count
Hb Electrophoresis
Follicular Stimulating Hormone (FSH)
Luteinizing Hormone (LH)
Estradiol (E2)
Progesterone (PG)
Prolactin
Testosterone
Rubella IgG Antibodies
Hepatitis B Antigen & Antibodies
VDRL
Anti-HIV
Other Tests
Pap Smear
Radiology Tests
Ultrasound Pelvis
Medical Report
Post Examination Review by Doctor
* All hormone tests are to be done on day 2 of menses.
Progesterone is to be conduct on day 21 of the menstrual cycle.

What is Fertility Screening?

A fertility screening is useful for any couple who has plans to start a family and would like to learn more about their reproductive health.

It is never too early to have your fertility health assessed and to promptly identify any contributing factors that may affect your chances of a natural pregnancy. This will help you as a couple make informed decisions towards family planning and a healthy pregnancy, especially when age is a contributing factor to declining fertility.

What you should know

A fertility assessment is performed by a gynaecologist and is often a relatively simple and short process for both husband and wife. It can help couples identify specific issues that may be preventing them from getting pregnant successfully or explain the reason for early or recurrent miscarriages, if any.

While most of the tests in a fertility check-up are centred on the wife, there is also a critical test for husbands to undergo. There could be one or more factors that affect a couples’ chances of getting pregnant naturally, and it could be due to the woman, man or even both. Remember, pregnancy takes two hands to clap!

Complications

One of the biggest misconceptions that many people have is that IVF is the only option available after a fertility test. However, there are other options that couples may try even before exploring IVF in Singapore. For example, ovulation stimulation and intra-uterine insemination. One of our gynaecologists even observed that out of 10 patients who seek help for fertility issues, only 2–3 go on to IVF. Therefore, do not be resistant to seeking help if fertility is an issue.

Treatment

Based on the fertility test results, the gynaecologist can confirm if there is indeed a fertility problem, and if the problem can be corrected. He or she will then go through the various fertility treatment options with the couple or refer the couple to a gynaecologist who sub-specialises in fertility.