When Should a Patient Consult With Us?
1. Under the age of 40 and told you may need donor eggs or have unexplained
poor egg or embryo quality. If you have a low AMH or Elevated FSH that
cannot be explained by your age.
Endometriosis with Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and/or IVF Failures
3. If you are receiving Immune Therapy from a clinic without a
"Complete" Immunology Evaluation (See our
Diagnostic Testing Page for the definition of a
Two or more early miscarriages before a heartbeat was detected (for example, a
Chemical Pregnancy or a
5. Patients that have a diagnosis of PCOS and have experienced
multiple miscarriages or late pregnancy complications. PCOS has a strong negative effect on
the immune regulation of pregnancy. This includes patients with a diagnosis
of PCOS which most have:
A. Greater than 20 Eggs Retrieved with an IVF Cycle
B. History of Gestational Diabeties during Pregnancy
C. Strong Family History of Diabeties
ANY pregnancy loss after the fetal heart beat was detected (unless testing
of the pregnancy, after a D & C showed a
ANY pregnancy loss which is tested and found to be genetically normal after
a D & C (You don't have to have more than one of these before
you contact us)
ANY stillbirth (a pregnancy loss after 20 weeks). Although many patients are
told there is no explanation for their stillbirth, the majority of these
"unexplained" stillbirths are most likely due to undiagnosed
immune issues. It is "rarely" caused by a cord around the neck!
ANY failure of a
Donor Egg or Donor Embryo Cycle
ANY patient with an autoimmune disease that has experienced an early pregnancy
loss or late pregnancy complication (such as preeclampsia).
11. Anyone that has had Preeclampsia, Placental Abruption, or Pre-Term
Labor (which are strong signs of an auto-immune issue) in a prior pregnancy
followed by ANY miscarriage or other reproductive failure.
12. Birth of a son followed by
multiple pregnancy losses.
Failed IVF cycles despite the transfer of good quality embryos.
14. ANY patient that has a child on the Autism Spectrum and is trying to
have another child especially if you have experienced a miscarriage at
any time (as this could be a sign of known or underlying autoimmune issues
which if untreated may play a large role in the development of Autism
as well as miscarriages).
15. Failure of an IVF cycle with PGS or CGH normal embryos.
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