5 Mistakes People Make When Choosing a Fertility Doctor
Choosing a fertility doctor is one of the most important choices you’ll ever make. After all, you’re literally putting your family in your fertility doctor’s hands, so it’s of the utmost importance that you choose a doctor who you can trust and who respects your family’s values, beliefs, and lifestyle. To make sure that you choose the right fertility doctor for your family, don’t make these five common mistakes.
1. Not Taking Advantage of Free Seminars
Free seminars can help you understand a fertility doctor’s personality and values, as well as the fertility treatment process and what you can expect before making a commitment. Red Rock Fertility offers free monthly seminars.
2. Withholding Your Questions
Fertility treatment is exciting, stressful, and typically new territory for most patients. Before you select a fertility doctor or treatment method, it’s important that you learn as much as you can. Dr. Eva Littman is eager to answer your questions. A good doctor creates a safe atmosphere for men and women to ask the most personal questions regarding sexuality and fertility.
The relationship between a patient and their fertility doctor starts with open, honest, even humble conversation about your desires to be a parent. A provider who doesn’t create a safe atmosphere for you to ask what you may feel is an insignificant question is not the right doctor for you.
3. Verifying the Facilities Latest Technologies
Fertility treatment centers that make investments into the latest technologies that aid in creating life such as the Saturn 5 Laser used in assisted hatching or Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD). Certified Clean Rooms require a sterile clinical environment.
If the facility where your doctor practices doesn’t have a Certified Clean Room, you run the risk of more failed treatments, greater cost, and eventual disappointment when you’re ultimately unable to conceive. Red Rock Fertility provides a Certified Clean Room as well as rigorous cleanliness standards for its staff.
4. Not Checking Past Patients’ Testimonials
You may have called to ensure the doctor that you’re considering has credentials that are verified by the American Medical Association, but if you forgot to get other patients’ opinions, you’re missing out on valuable information. Doctors are forbidden by law from releasing past patients’ names and contact information if you request it. Fortunately, Red Rock Fertility Center has past patients’ permission to post their video testimonials on our website, making your research process even easier.
5. Skipping the Facility Tour
The doctor you choose is an important part of your fertility treatment, but so is the facility where he or she works. In addition ensuring that it’s sterile and clean, you’ll want to verify that it’s comfortable and features up-to-date equipment. At the end of the seminar, don’t skip the tour of the facility; you’ll receive a firsthand glimpse of where you’ll receive treatment.
At Red Rock Fertility Center, our passion is helping would-be parents to grow their families. When you choose us, we want to you to be sure that you made the right decision. We’re more than happy to answer your questions and honor your requests, helping you learn about and get comfortable with our facility and staff.