Um yeah..you see all of the vials? They were filled with my blood. In all honesty, I do need to give photo credit to my TTC cycle sister who sent me this picture. I went in one day after her...and trust me my vials looked the same.
What to expect?
Once you start fertility testing, you'll be given a Patient Preparation Checklist
It will vary slighly depending on your condition or age, however the main tests that need to be completed for women are:
Between days 2-5 of cycle
E2 ( estrogen
Saline sonohystogram- performed between days 6-12 on a regular cycle ( I believe if you are on birth control, it can be done anytime during the cycle) This will check for abnormalities in the uterus such as polyps, fibroids or scar tissue.
Additionally any time during cycle:
HIV 1 & 2
RPR or Sphyilis
Labels: Fertility work up