There are many reasons why a woman can’t get pregnant, and not all of them are medical. Stress and emotional health can impact fertility. For others, there are financial hurdles that keep a couple from seeking help.
Dr. Stoelk is sensitive to these very real problems. He spends considerable time helping his patients identify and resolve even non-medical issues that separate them from their dream of having a child. When necessary, Dr. Stoelk will recommend other resources, such as counseling.
For most people, the problems fall into one or more of the seven barriers to pregnancy.
When you come into our office for a consultation or treatment, we will focus on your unique needs. From the very beginning, we partner with you on reaching success. Every step fo the way – your hopes, your fears, and your personal philosophy will guide us.
The causes for infertility can usually be identified in one or several of the Seven Barriers to Pregnancy.
When we have sorted out these factors, we can set up a logical treatment plan. Other factors such as finances/social/ emotional/ethical issues and the sense of urgency will impact how fast the couple proceeds. As stated before, the woman’s age is critical and delay may not be wise if she is older. There is almost always a way to parenthood for every situation, but not every couple will choose to pursue these options. We fully respect their choice at every step.