Pregnancy Care

Trying For A Baby? When To Seek Help.


When Should I See A Fertility Specialist?

Infertility is defined as being unable to fall pregnant after:

  • 12 months of regular unprotected sex if you’re under 35
  • 6 months if you’re over 35.

When To See A Fertility Specialist Straight Away


For females, see your fertility specialist if you’ve been diagnosed with or treated for:

  • irregular or absent periods
  • PCOS or endometriosis
  • tubal damage (or previous tubal ligation surgery)
  • recurrent miscarriage
  • premature menopause
  • known genetic concerns.


For males, see your fertility specialist if you’ve been diagnosed with:

  • low sperm count
  • poor sperm shape (morphology) or movement (motility)
  • antisperm antibodies
  • ejaculatory concerns
  • absence of sperm (azoospermia)
  • known genetic concerns
  • issues from a prior vasectomy

Making An Appointment

You need to make an appointment to see a fertility specialist near you.

What Are The First Steps?

Your fertility specialist will start with a review of your general health and medical history, before deciding on which routine test or procedures are appropriate.

For females, tests may include:

  • pelvic ultrasound
  • a blood tests on day 2-5 of your cycle to measureFollicle-stimulating hormone (FSH), Luteinizing Hormone (LH), Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), Prolactin
  • screening for HIV, Hep B and Hep C (blood test).
  • Rubella (German measles) and varicella (chickenpox) immunity (blood test)
  • ovarian reserve blood test.

For males, tests may include:

  • semen analysis to check for sperm antibodies and possible infections
  • screening for HIV, Hep B and Hep C (blood test).

Some men need to have 2 semen analyses.


About SOG Health Pte. Ltd.

Established in 2011, SOG Health Pte. Ltd. (“SOG”) is a leading healthcare service provider dedicated to delivering holistic health and wellness services to the modern family.

With a long and established track record in Singapore providing Obstetrics and Gynaecology (“O&G”) services such as pre-pregnancy counselling, delivery, pregnancy and post-delivery care, the Group has since further expanded its spectrum of healthcare services to include Paediatrics, Dermatology, and Cancer-related General Surgery (Colorectal, Breast & Thyroid).

The Group’s clinics, under its four operating segments of O&G, Paediatrics, Oncology and Dermatology, are strategically located throughout Singapore to provide easy access to its patients.

  • Obstetrics
  • Gynaecology
  • GynaeOncology
  • Breast, Thyroid & General Surgery
  • Colorectal, Endoscopy & General Surgery
  • Dermatology
  • Paediatrics

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