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Preparing For Your First Appointment


If you have requested a free initial appointment with Affordable IVF, please read the information below in preparation for your appointment.

Preparing For Your First Appointment

At your first appointment, a nurse will provide you with information on the Affordable IVF model of care along with a break down of costs. This appointment lasts approximately 45 minutes. In preparation for your first appointment, please print and complete a Fertility Assessment Questionnaire. If you have had fertility treatment at another clinic, please contact the clinic and get a copy of all your results and cycles and bring these with you to your first appointment. Your first free consultation with a nurse at either of the Affordable IVF clinics may be done via Skype, as long as you have access to a computer, the internet and a camera. This is particularly useful if you live a distance away from either clinic.

After Your First Appointment

After your initial appointment, if you would like to progress with treatment, the following will need to be done:
  1. You will need a Referral form from your GP or Specialist (one for you and one for your partner) to one of Affordable IVF’s Specialists stating that you require IVF treatment. You must have a referral before you can attend this appointment.
  2. Phone Affordable IVF and pay the non-refundable registration fee.
  3. Book a follow up appointment with an Affordable IVF nurse who will advise you on the screening tests that need to be completed and how these can be arranged. Appointment time is approximately 45 minutes.
  4. Once you and your partner have had all the screening tests and the results of the tests reported, a nurse will arrange for you to attend an appointment with a fertility specialist to discuss your test results and plan your treatment. Both partners must attend this first consultation with the specialist. At this appointment (approximately 30 minutes), the specialist will determine if your situation is suitable for the Affordable IVF treatment model.

What If We Don’t Qualify For Affordable IVF?

It is possible that the specialist may determine your situation does not meet the Affordable IVF model and will refer you to Affordable IVF’s parent company, Fertility Solutions for treatment. To make things quicker and easier, you can choose to stay with the same specialist you have seen for the Affordable IVF consultation. This specialist will then become your private fertility specialist with all test results and information being transferred to this specialist and Fertility Solutions – you do not have to do anything! After your specialist appointment (#4 above), you will see a nurse to collect your medications and receive a plan for your treatment. You will need to pay the gap fee at this appointment. You will be informed of this amount in advance. Appointment time is approximately 30 minutes. Phone our clinic today, so we can help you achieve your dream. Your baby is our success. You can change from the affordable cost IVF treatment choice to full service IVF with Fertility Solutions, at any stage by indicating this to an Affordable IVF staff member and agreeing to pay any cost differences.