Infertility affects about 12 percent of couples of childbearing age. If you are having difficulty conceiving or carrying a baby, our experts will provide compassionate, advanced care to determine the cause of infertility. UPMC Pinnacle partners with Shady Grove Fertility which has 5 offices throughout Pennsylvania.
Conceiving a child depends on a number of complex physiological processes, including:
An accurate diagnosis is the first step toward treating infertility. Because both men and women can have physiological problems that cause infertility, our specialists will screen and test each partner using the latest, state-of-the-art diagnostic tools.
After an initial consultation, members of your care team will create a customized diagnostic testing plan tailored to your specific situation.
Diagnostic tests may include:
After your specialist determines the cause of infertility, he or she will develop a personalized treatment plan for you and/or your partner. Your physician will consider age, overall health, medical history, infertility causes and personal preferences when developing your fertility treatment plan. Your customized fertility treatment plan may include:
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