At this time, the focus will be on symptoms management. Typically, you will need to take acetaminophen. It is an over-the-counter medication that is useful to reduce fevers. Basically, the goal is to keep your temperature below 100.5°. In some cases, your physician may decide to prescribe an anti-viral medication proven to be safe in
Your fertility treatment cycle will be postponed in case of contracting Coronavirus/Covid 19. This delay means that you can not continue with insemination, retrievals, or embryo transfers for the time being. Your cycle can be delayed until a later time when you are healthy. Even in the case of embryo transfer, the frozen embryos will
If you are suspected of having contracted COVID-19, you will be placed on home quarantine until the lab test results are back and are negative.
Similar to many other viral infections, to date, there is no scientific evidence of transmission of Coronavirus/COVID-19 to embryos during fertility treatment. Additionally, there has not been any evidence of transmission of the virus to the sperm or eggs. In fact, there is a decided advantage in using assisted reproductive technology over natural pregnancy. The
We recommend postponing your cycle if you are exhibiting symptoms, have been in contact with someone who tested positive or tested positive yourself. Additionally, please contact your coordinator or physician to discuss your unique circumstances.
For many, Coronavirus/COVID 19 has brought an even better time to explore fertility options than usual. Many of our patients have restricted many other activities, allowing time to explore their options. You can schedule all of our consultations virtually over telephone or Skype. In case you prefer to come into the office for your consultation,