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Whats the best health insurance for fertility treatments?

Whats the best health insurance for fertility treatments?

Contact HR: This is less a medical question as it is an insurance/benefits question. It depends on where you live, and the available carriers, and what treatments are being considered. F you have insurance, you should contact your benefits department. If you are buying for yourself you might just have to call around, or use an agent. ...Read more

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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What insurances cover fertility treatments?

What insurances cover fertility treatments?

Different: Insurers and insurance regulations are different in all 50 United States. In any given state there are also different options for employers to purchase 'riders' to cover infertility on their employee insurance plans. You'd need to look at insurers in your own state, and what your employer - if you are working - provides. ...Read more

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Does any state require insurance companies to pay for fertility treatments?

Does any state require insurance companies to pay for fertility treatments?

Yes: It is mandated in 11 states nationally including mass, new jersey, rhode island, illinois to name a few. Most don't require it and is only based on your company's insurance plan. ...Read more

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I had my tubes tied 11 years ago. My new husband want a child together. Insurance will not cover fertility treatments.how can we have a child together?

I had my tubes tied 11 years ago. My new husband want a child together. Insurance will not cover fertility treatments.how can we have a child together?

Consider your facts: You might be able to have your eggs harvested at a fertility center, fertilized with hubbies sperm and have an embryo inserted in your womb, bypassing the tubes. There is no guarantee it would work and would be expensive. If you are set on the idea you need to come up with a way to pay for it along with money to feed, clothe and educate another kid to adulthood. Sounds like a problem. ...Read more

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What to do if I was wondering what kind of fertility treatments work the best. and what the requirements are?

What to do if I was wondering what kind of fertility treatments work the best. and what the requirements are?

IVF but: IVF is clearly most effective treatment for infertility. Just because it is the most effective, it is not always the most appropriate. There are a number of tests which will need to be done first and your fertility doctor will initiate them. ...Read more

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Wher is the best fertility treatments done in the world? I want to have twin boys , and how can I achieve it?

Wher is the best fertility treatments done in the world? I want to have twin boys , and how can I achieve it?

Wants twin boys: The best way is to take ovarian stimulants, and perform gender selection, but this may not work out they way that you wish. See my site "www.Gender-select.Com". ...Read more

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What are ethics of fertility treatments?

What are ethics of fertility treatments?

Depends: These are some fertility ethics -if someone can't take of a child (she is blind)? -if someone is to old and what is to old? -doing ivf to create an embryo of a specific gender-a certain blood type to save the life of an existing child and what d you do with other embryos? -doing ivf to select a deaf child or a dwarf because the parents are deaf or a dwarf and they want a child they can relate to. ...Read more

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Do any natural fertility treatments really work?

Do any natural fertility treatments really work?

I would say yes: In my experience, i've seen some "natural" treatments work. It really depends on the underlying cause(s) of infertility to begin with, though. For example, if sperm is bad because a man smokes 3 packs of cigarettes per day, you can throw all the natural treatments you want at that and still go nowhere. I've recommended pregnitude recently. ...Read more

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Are there any pills that are fertility treatments?

Pills for fertility: The commonest pill for fertility treatment is clomid, (clomiphene) which can be given to help women ovulate or may be given to a male with low reproductive hormones and low sperm count. See my web site "www.Infertilityandtreatment.Com". ...Read more

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Is it true that fertility treatments are dangerous?

Is it true that fertility treatments are dangerous?

Danger, fertility Rx: There is always a risk in performing any medical treatment. Depending upon the drugs taken, and the procedure performed there is a slight risk, but it is rather minimal. ...Read more

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What are some of the pros and cons of fertility treatments?

What are some of the pros and cons of fertility treatments?

Faster time to preg: As discussed before, there are several pros and cons. Ultimately treatments speed up the time to achieve pregnancy. Cost and multiples are some of the biggest challenges. ...Read more

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What are your options for fertility treatments if single and 40?

What are your options for fertility treatments if single and 40?

Many: If you want to get pregnant today: 1. Donor sperm inseminations (least expensive) 2. Ivf using donor sperm 3. Egg donation if you have diminished ovarian function if you are waiting until you meet the right partner 1. Bank you eggs 2. Take your eggs and make embryos and bak them (option two is the best). ...Read more

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Will my previous fertility treatments mean I will have octuplets?

Will my previous fertility treatments mean I will have octuplets?

Effects are limited: Drugs taken to increase the chances of pregnancy can result in multiples in that pregnancy however, the number of babies depends on many things such as the type and dose of drugs and a woman's response to them. Also doctors cannot predict with certainty the number of babies born if fertility drugs were taken because an embryo might not develop in some cases. High-order multiple gestation is rare. ...Read more

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Is it only possible to have sextuplets only if on fertility treatments?

Is it only possible to have sextuplets only if on fertility treatments?

No but mostly: Theoretically, sextuplets can happen naturally but almost all cases will come from fertility treatment because fertility treatments create ovulation of multiple eggs far more commonly than in nature. Also, identical twining is more common in ivf. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long should you wait in between fertility treatments after having one baby?

How long should you wait in between fertility treatments after having one baby?

1-2 years: Typically 1-2 years is adequate. It also depends on several other factors such as breast feeding, medical conditions, social situation, ...Etc. Also it depends on the couple's readiness for another pregnancy. ...Read more

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What are over-the-counter fertility treatments?

What are over-the-counter fertility treatments?

No such thing: You can buy an otc ovulation test that tells you when you are ovulating. You can buy a pregnancy test also. You should buy folic acid/prenatal vitamin. See your doc if after 1 year of unprotected intercourse and regular periods you are still not pregnant. Or if your periods are all over the place irregular. ...Read more

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Can acupuncture help in fertility treatments?

Can acupuncture help in fertility treatments?

Yes: Yes, acupuncture before and after embryo transfer has been shown to help with fertility. At other times it serves as a good stress reduction method. ...Read more

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What is the primary function of progesterone in fertility treatments?

What is the primary function of progesterone in fertility treatments?

Support: Progesterone is essential to supporting the endometrial lining for pregnancy. Under the influence of progesterone, the lining luteinizes, supplying important support for the embryo. Progesterone stabilizes the lining, and prevents an early period flow. "pro-gestation". ...Read more

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What is the likelihood of having twins with fertility treatments?

What is the likelihood of having twins with fertility treatments?

Depends on treatment: Clomid (clomiphene) ovulation induction may pose a 5-8% multiple pregnancy outcome. Injectable FSH treatment carries a higher risk of approximately 25%. In vitro fertilization carries a 30-35%, but this is highly dependent on number of embryos transferred to the uterus and several other parameters. ...Read more

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Dr. Khurram Rehman
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