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    Default Recommendations for GP's in Perth to assist in fertility issues and TTC

    Hi all I was wondering if anyone out there is in Perth and has found a great GP that they would be willing to privately message me about.

    I am looking to find a GP who will support me trying to discover why I am having trouble trying to conceive, my current one is not being very helpful with this and I really need to get moving on it as that biological clock is ticking faster and faster.

    I live in Ellenbrook but am happy to travel if I can find the right doctor. I would prefer a female doctor but at this point am willing to consider anyone who is reputed to be good.

    Thanks folks

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    I'm sorry you are going through this. Have you considered seeing a specialist?

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    In my experience, GPs don't really do much except maybe order a semen analysis for your partner and order blood tests for you to check if you've ovulated. If you've been trying for 12 months+ or close to, you'd be much better off just asking your GP for a referral to a fertility specialist. They do much more thorough investigations into infertility than a GP ever will. I'd highly recommend Fertility Specialists of WA in Claremont.

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    My recommendation too Besha!

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    my GP currently is refusing to refer me due to my weight as she says even investigating why would be seen to potentially support a high risk pregnancy mind you that was a year ago and I've only lost 16kgs so far but still 14kgs to go to get to a point where she will refer and I just can't wait anymore I'm almost 37 and hubby 44

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    Default Recommendations for GP's in Perth to assist in fertility issues and TTC

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    Find another GP & get a referral to a specialist. We mucked around with the GP for 12 months and in hindsight I wish we'd gone straight for referral.
    Ring a clinic (I used Pivet in Leederville, but Fertility North will be closer to you), book an appointment, go to a random GP and say "I have an apt with xyz clinic on abc date can I please have a referral"
    Sounds like you have made great progress with your weight, congratulations! A FS will be able to run all the tests to find out if there is a reason for your problems conceiving even if they won't start treatment until you reach a certain weight.
    I know pivet won't start IVF unless your BMI is under 35 but not all clinics are the same.
    Best of luck.

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    Dr Baines at woodlake medical in ellenbrook is meant to be great and as for a fertility clinic Hollywood is the best

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    Don't go to a clinic because it's close...

    Also, agree with getting a referral asap. Everything with the fertility investigations & procedures take sooo long.

    Congratulations on your weight loss!


 

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