Stimulating ovarian production can be one of the most challenging aspects of fertility treatment. It’s normal to feel apprehensive: self-administration of hormonal medications is not something most people do every day. Our team is here to help you along the way, and committed to minimizing any discomfort while maximizing your results.
Below you’ll find a set of instructional videos for commonly prescribed hormone medications. Once you’re in an active protocol, you’ll access medication-specific information in the context of your treatment plan. Prior the start of your cycle, our patient care team will personally walk you through how each medication should be administered.
For “down regulation” using Lupron prior to starting stimulation:
For controlled ovarian stimulation:
For blocking ovulation during stimulation (GnRH antagonists):
For triggering ovulation:
Progesterone for luteal phase and early pregnancy support:
Don’t worry, hundreds of thousands of women have gone through this process successfully through self-administration of medications. And for those who prefer it, there are new services that provide in-home injections by certified professionals. Still have questions or concerns? You can always contact us!