Fertility Testing

In order to diagnose any fertility issues, it is likely that you and your partner will have to engage in some amount of fertility testing. Tests may vary, but often include:

  • semen analysis: $40
  • FSH testing: $35 to $60
  • LH testing: $35 to $60

Diagnostic Procedures

In addition to the simpler fertility tests, you may also need to undergo more invasive techniques in order for your reproductive endocrinologist to determine any factors that may be contributing to your infertility. Tests may include:

  • ultrasound: $200
  • hysterosalpingogram: $600 to $900
  • endometrial biopsy: $300
  • diagnostic laparoscopy: $1500

Fertility Medications

When undergoing fertility treatments, including IUI and IVF, you may be required to take a variety of fertility medications, in order to encourage ovulation and increase your chances of pregnancy. These medications can be taken orally or are administered via subcutaneous or intramuscular injections. Cost for these medications can very widely, depending upon the policies of your clinic. Common medications include:

  • Clomid: $750 per cycle
  • Suprefact (GnRH): $100 per injection
  • estradiol: $100 per cycle
  • progesterone: $100 per cycle
  • testosterone: $90 per cycle

Male Fertility Procedures

In cases of male factor infertility, there are many treatment alternatives that are often very effective when it comes to producing a pregnancy. Treatments may include:

  • PESA: $2,000
  • TESE: $3,000
  • donor sperm: $150

Assisted Reproductive Procedures

A large percentage of the couples that visit fertility clinics choose to undergo some type of assisted reproductive therapy in order to increase their chances of becoming pregnant. These procedures range greatly in price, and may need to be performed for numerous cycles before they are successful.

  • IUI: $300 to $500 per cycle
  • IVF: $6,000 per cycle
  • frozen embryo transfer: $3,000 per cycle
  • donor embryos: $4,000
  • donor eggs: $3,000 to $6,000 

Additional Costs

You will find that there are additional costs that must be considered in addition to the costs of diagnostic procedures, fertility medications, and treatment procedures. These include:

  • consultations: $150 to $300 per consultation
  • hospital costs: $1,000
  • screening costs: $100 per screen



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