You have your own health history. Talk with your doctor about your risk and background with female infertility. Talking openly and often with your doctor can help you make good choices.
Tips for Gathering Information
Here are some tips that will make it simpler for you to talk to your doctor:
Questions to Ask Your Doctor
About Your Risk
About Treatment Options
About Lifestyle Changes
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Patient history taking: major systems of the body. EBSCO Nursing Reference Center website. Available at:https://www.ebscohost.com/nursing/products/nursing-reference-center. Updated March 30, 2018. Accessed December 31, 2018.
Tips for talking to your doctor. American Academy of Family Physicians Family Doctor website. Available at: http://familydoctor.org/familydoctor/en/healthcare-management/working-with-your-doctor/tips-for-talking-to-your-doctor.html. Updated January 19, 2018. Accessed December 31, 2018
Last reviewed December 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Beverly Siegal, MD, FACOG Last Updated: 12/31/2018