To get started with First Steps Fertility, your physician should complete and forward a referral form to our office (ours or one of your own). Once we’ve processed your form, an appointment date and time will be made for your initial consultation, which will be sent to your physician and relayed back to you.
First Steps Fertility is happy to offer government funding to eligible patients.
We can discuss this option at your initial consultation.
YOUR INITIAL APPOINTMENT
Please arrive at least 10 minutes early for your appointment to complete our patient health history forms. We are still conducting many of our initial consults virtually however would be happy to meet you in the office if you choose.
What To Expect
Your appointment should last about an hour.
An extensive health history will be taken.
You may be required to have blood work done. You do not need to fast.
You will have a chance to ask the doctor questions and work out next steps in your journey.
What To Bring
What we will discuss
Additional tests will be scheduled at the earliest available time. For most patients the process of completing the required tests and receiving results takes between four to six weeks.
Tests You Can Expect
Medical evaluations and tests are used to uncover the reason behind your difficulties conceiving, and will help offer a prognosis for your future fertility. If applicable, a battery of standard diagnostic tests may be requested.
Based on your evaluation, test results and treatment goals, we will create a personalized treatment plan for you and your partner, and during your follow up appointment, you will have the opportunity to review the plan and provide feedback.
At First Steps Fertility, our goal is to start your treatment cycle within days of receiving your final test results. Guiding you through an effective and efficient treatment process is our top priority. We pride ourselves on providing personalized individualized treatment, and are readily available to discuss your treatment plan, your progress and your concerns.