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Talking to Your Doctor About Infertility in Women
You have a unique medical history. Therefore, it is essential to talk with your doctor about your personal risk factors and/or experience with female infertility. By talking openly and regularly with your doctor, you can take an active role in your care.
General Tips for Gathering Information
Here are some tips that will make it easier for you to talk to your doctor:
Specific Questions to Ask Your Doctor
About Your Risk of Developing Infertility
About Treatment Options
About Lifestyle Changes
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Diabetes and pregnancy. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website. Available at: http://www.acog.or.... Accessed July 2010.
American Medical Association website. Available at: http://www.ama-assn.org.
American Society for Reproductive Medicine website. Available at: http://www.asrm.org.
International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination, Inc website. Available at: http://www.inciid.org.
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association website. Available at: http://www.resolve.org.
Last reviewed October 2012 by Andrea Chisholm
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