A 25-year-old female asked:

25 years old female, married since 4 months, trying to get pregnant but nothing so far.. what are the cost of basic infertility tests?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Creighton Wright
surgery 58 years experience
Too soon: Keep up the trying. Some very normal people may not have babies immediately. And some for several years! testing is expensive- wait.
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Dr. Melissa Yates
Gynecology 20 years experience
I agree - I would recommend trying for at least 12 months prior to seeking additional testing.
Jan 9, 2014
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology 32 years experience
Patience: If you are having regular monthly periods, keep trying. It can take up to 18 months for a normal couple to achieve conception. Most recommendations are to defer infertility testing until you have been trying to conceive for at least 12 months. If you are not already taking folic acid, you should start it now. Good luck.
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Last updated Dec 30, 2014


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