Dr. Adamson explains if a woman should see a reproductive endocrinologist or her OB/GYN for fertility treatment.
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Choosing a Fertility Treatment Specialist Most women in the United States get their healthcare. Of course, from a primary care physician who is very commonly is an obstetrician/gynecologist, very highly trained individual to take care of the woman’s general health and reproductive health. And it’s certainly appropriate for any woman who wants to have a family and who was having any kinds of questions or difficulties to talk with her obstetrician/gynecologist about this. However, there have been a lot of changes, developments, advances in the last decade or so in reproductive medicine, and certainly if a woman has been trying to get pregnant working with their obstetrician/gynecologist for 6 to 12 months or so and still is not pregnant, it’s probably time then to see a reproductive endocrinologist who are in fact specially trained obstetrician/gynecologist, who have taken an extra three years of fellowship and devote all of their practice just to fertility issues.