Natural Cycle Monitoring

Natural Cycle Monitoring is the first stage in a patient's fertility care.

You arrive at the clinic in the early morning for a Transvaal ultrasound and to have blood drawn at least 5 to 8 mornings during a 2 to 3 week period. The blood work results will be used to map the menstrual cycle.

The process provides your fertility specialist with dynamic information about the patient's ovulatory function, and also allows for the exact timing of intercourse or intrauterine insemination. Two weeks after the initial testing, the patient will return to the clinic for a pregnancy test.

At First Step Fertility, we have four fertility specialists who work on rotation, so please be advised that you may not see your own physician at each visit to the clinic. The purpose of cycle monitoring is to track your current progress during the cycle, and to receive instruction for your next visit.

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to book an appointment with your specialist, outside of the normal cycle monitoring hours to discuss your specific concerns.

Cycle monitoring hours:

Monday – Friday: 7:00 am to 9:30 am
Saturday & Sunday (in instructed): 7:00 am to 9:00 am
Holiday hours vary; Please check postings or call for times.

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