I have finally taken the plunge and moved over here. I kept avoiding this thread - the thinking being that if I avoid joining, I can avoid infertility. So far, not a very effective technique.
I can't wait for the search function to be back up and running, and I'm sure I'll find lots of info as I work my way through some older threads, but I have a few questions.
We're currently on cycle 11. I knew something was off fairly early and luckily found a dr who takes us seriously despite our ages (23 & 24). We just got dh's SA results back, and though the morphology is good, everything else is pretty crummy. Very low counts, very high viscosity and 20% of the little swimmers can actually swim. We're doing supplements (Vit C&E, arginine, B complex), robitussin, and getting the SA repeated. But, we're trying to figure out what next steps would be. We're in Ontario, I have limited health coverage, dh has nothing beyond OHIP. Oh, and he has a small varicocele. (Any experience with these? Getting them treated? Is it worth it?)
So, any Canadians out there with experience/ideas about what's available, what's covered, where to go, etc, etc? We're in the north, and there aren't any drs who do fertility treatments here - we've been told we would have to go to Toronto. (?) Any additional advice about increasing counts and motility?
Thanks so much.
Looking forward to getting to know all of you.