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Fertility Doctors in Chicago

Preconception Planning

Preconception care refers to the process of identifying risks to a persona’s fertility and pregnancy outcome. These risks can include medical, behavioral, genetic and environmental factors. If identified , these risks can be addressed, when possible, before conception.

What screening tests are appropriate?

Screening tests may not be needed for all individuals. When appropriate tests may include:

Medication adjustment or transition

Many people take daily medications for chronic medical conditions. Not all medications are safe in pregnancy and other medications require higher doses in pregnancy (thyroid hormones). Our physicians can help you understand the risks and adjust your regimen if needed.

Additional Preconception resources:

https://www.cdc.gov/preconception/index.html

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