If you are curious about your fertility health and what options you might have now and in the future, our profile test can help you. Thinking about starting a family one day and curious about your timeline? Or are you trying to get pregnant now? Considering egg freezing or IVF? Already a mom and want to have more children, and perhaps suspect some hormonal imbalances? Yesmom can help guide you through these questions and more. The Yesmom fertility profile is designed to empower you with the right information when you need it, regardless of stage in your life you are in.
In short; Very accurate. We have extensively made sure that we work with world class labs that are able to procure accurate results.Your results are a great starting point for beginning a conversation with your doctor about your fertility.
Yes, Each test is customized for you based on your birth control and the regularity of your period.
We recommend bringing your results to the doctor who prescribed it and they can walk you through exactly how your treatment interacts with your hormones. Some of the medications that can influence the results on your Yesmom test include:
Anti-acid and antihistamine medication
Anti-seizure/ anticonvulsant medication
Blood pressure medication
Blood thinning medication
Clomid (and other medications used to induce ovulation)
Hormone treatments, including steroid hormones
NSAIDs (including aspirin)
Medications used for treating Parkinson’s
If you’re currently suffering from an acute illness, we recommend holding off on testing until you feel better as your condition can affect the hormonal balances in your body.
The Yesmom test is more effective for women ages 21-45. We work closely with physicians to research and review every piece of content, and we are unable to generate reports for ages outside of the specified age range for which the reports have been approved.
If you’re not on hormonal birth control you’ll test on the third full day of your period. If you are on hormonal birth control, you can test at any time during the month. Many of the hormones we test for peak in the morning and can fluctuate throughout the day, so we recommend testing first thing in the morning to get the clearest read.
Depending on which hormones your test is measuring, you may need to fast for 8 hours before taking your test. This is because eating can cause certain hormones to spike above their baseline. If fasting is required for your test, we’ll let you know. We recommend testing first thing in the morning, before you’ve had breakfast. (Water is fine!)
Your Yesmom report comes with personalized explanations around each fertility hormone, what your levels mean, and what you can do about them. We dive into the background of why each hormone is important for fertility and what your level means for your response to egg freezing and IVF, details around menopause timing, and more.
Testing your ovarian reserve, over time can give you a better sense of your fertility curve than just relying on age estimates alone. Ovarian reserve can also help you understand potential outcomes for egg freezing and IVF and detect future red flags.
After the licensed pathologist have safely taken the sample needed, taken the necessary information needed to customize your test, you will get a notification once it arrives at our lab. The lab will then review the questionnaire and mark down what hormones are ought to be tested. The results comes into us and an independent clinician reviews the results directly. When your results are ready to be viewed we will send you an email with both our own curated analysis of the raw results, as well as the lab’s own raw data report.
We recommend that you always talk to a doctor. With your Yesmom report, you’ll have crucial information and prepared to have a conversation outlining your options. It is important to note (and we cannot stress this factor enough), a fertility test is not a crystal ball of your reproductive health. Keeping track of your hormones helps you get ahead in the discussion with your doctor to outline what could be done.
Yes, our report comes with both the lab results and our own curated report. We also include a doctor discussion guide to help you discuss with your doctor about your own fertility health.
AMH, and FSH are hormones that are involved in measuring egg quantity, or ovarian reserve. We are all born with all the eggs that we need,and by menopause they will trickle down to zero. Our tests will tell whether you have fewer or more than the average
As menopause impact fertility significantly we can help measure if you will hit menopause earlier or later than average. All women have individual fertility curves and understanding where you are, can help you plan ahead.
If you are considering or need to consider egg freezing or IVF, a fertility health test is a part of the process. Doctors use ovarian reserve hormone testing to determine success rates for egg freezing and IVF.
Fertility health is also based on your general health condition. For instance, it could mean difficulty in conception if your thyroid hormones or prolactin levels are off balance
Polycystic ovary syndrome, or PCOS, is a hormone imbalance that often results in irregular periods and lack of ovulation. As a result, women with PCOS may have a hard time getting pregnant. Only a doctor can diagnose PCOS however she can help you put your hormone results and any symptoms you have in context - for example AMH and Testosterone levels may be higher in some women with PCOS and these levels are used as one of the criteria to diagnose the condition
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