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 Singapore O&G Ltd

Established in 2011, Singapore O&G Ltd. (SOG) is a leading healthcare service provider dedicated towards delivering premier medical services to women’s and children’s health and wellness at affordable prices.

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, endocrinology, gynaecological cancer, cancer-related general surgery for breast, thyroid and colon (colorectal), as well as skin and aesthetics treatments.

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

SOG has been listed in the Catalist board of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited since 4 June 2015.

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

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