Frequently Asked Questions

There are many things to consider as you determine the fertility treatment that’s right for you. Here are some common questions to help you get started.

What does infertility mean?

Infertility is defined as the failure of a couple to conceive despite one year of unprotected intercourse.

How common is infertility?

1 in 6 couples can be affected amounting globally to 43M persons seeking reproductive assistance.

How long should we try to conceive before we see a doctor?

Individuals who have been trying to conceive for 1 year, or 6 months if the female partner is greater than or equal to 35 years of age, are encouraged to undergo fertility testing and treatment if indicated.

Does age impact a woman's fertility?

Age can be a predictive cause of infertility, a woman’s fertility can start to reduce in her early 30’s.

Does age impact a man's fertility?

Age is normally not a predictive factor for the couples inability to conceive as older men have the ability to continue to produce sperm daily; Although other factors contributing to functionality/quantity of sperm could be an age related concern.

Are fertility treatments covered by OHIP?

You may be eligible to receive government-funded fertility treatments. Learn more here.

What is right for me?

While these are common questions surrounding fertility, every situation is different.
Contact us to schedule an appointment to speak with a specialist.