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Fertility test

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When your fertility starts to concern you, it’s time for our fertility check‑up.

Why come to Ovumia’s fertility test?

  • You will receive valuable information about your fertility.
  • You will receive information about maintaining fertility (social freezing of eggs).
  • You can replace a gynecologist’s visit with the Fertility check-up.
  • Fertility check-up includes a specialist’s visit (45-60 min), gynecological examination and ultrasound examination.
  • PAPA smear and hormonal tests can be taken if needed.

Fertility-related issues may be a concern even if the desire to become pregnant is not yet relevant. Discussing with a reproductive expert can then calm your mind. You can come to discuss fertility issues alone or with your partner even if you still use contraception. If you have already tried pregnancy for more than a year, we recommend that you book a first time visit to one of our infertility doctors instead of having a fertility test.

Factors affecting fertility

Human fertility is a sum of several factors. Studies have shown, that particularly women’s age plays a significant role in fertility – we know that fertility begins to decline as early as the age of 30 and that the chance of starting a pregnancy gets quickly smaller after woman turns 35. If you first start to attempt for a pregnancy at the age of 40, the risk of becoming infertile is already high. However, there is a big variation between individuals. Men’s age is also important, but its role is much more difficult to estimate. Healthy lifestyle also has a big impact in maintaining fertility. Weight problems (over or under weight), smoking, heavy drug use, or excessive physical activity are known to affect fertility in a negative way and decrease the chance of getting pregnant.

Many diseases and medications can affect fertility and make it hard to get pregnant. For instance polycystic ovaries, other menstrual disorders, endometriosis, many hormonal disorders, a history of eating disorder or childhood malignancy can lower the chance of becoming pregnant. There are several things that can affect semen quality of men. Testicular non-deposition, diseased testicular inflammation, testicular drops, or use of hormonal products can all decline semen’s cabability to fertilize eggs.

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Our experts

Jarna
Moilanen

Medical Director in Helsinki, M.D., PhD, Specialist in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine

    

Mari
Sälevaara

M.D., Ph.D, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

    

Isto
Uusi-Erkkilä

M.D., Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  

Maria
Tuominen

M.D., Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  

Kati
Pentti

Medical Director in Tampere, M.D., Ph.D, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine

   

Candido
Tomás

Chief of Development, M.D., Ph.D, Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine

    

Anna
Kivijärvi

Medical Director in Jyväskylä, M.D., Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  

Sami
Onoila

M.D., Specialist in Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Perinatology