St. Louis fertility clinic, Fertility Partnership, uses the latest technologies and treatments to help you build your family. Once you’ve completed your initial workup, our medical staff will consult with you to determine a course of action to help you achieve your goal. This plan may include any one or several of the following:
If, after your initial workup, further exploration is needed to determine next steps, Dr. Simckes may recommend a diagnostic procedure or surgery, which may be performed by your own physician or by Dr Simckes. It may be completed at a surgery center or possibly at our own facility. These procedures may include:
This may include one or both of the following: Ovulation induction – using medication, such as Clomid, Letrizole, or injectable medications, to stimulate egg development and release; or Intrauterine Insemination (IUI) – performed by threading a very thin flexible catheter through the vaginal wall and injecting concentrated sperm directly into the uterus within a few hours of ovulation to give the concentrated sperm the best possible access to an egg.
In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is an infertility treatment procedure in which one or more eggs, each removed from a ripe follicle, is fertilized by sperm outside the human body before being placed in a woman’s uterus to implant and result in pregnancy. This may include: