Questions & Answers

What is infertility?
An inability to conceive after 12 months of unprotected intercourse.

How common is this?

Between 12 – 20 per cent of couples experience infertility.

When do I seek help?
It is reasonable to seek help if you are not conceiving as quickly as expected or if an obvious problem exists. (i.e. irregular cycles)

Is this covered by OHIP?
Some forms of infertility treatments are covered by OHIP, some are not.

Will I get pregnant right away?

This varies from patient to patient. It is best to discuss this with your physician at the clinic.

Can I still be a patient if I don’t live in Barrie?

Absolutely. We welcome patients from right across the province. Please see the map on the contact page to see how conveniently we are located to many towns and cities.

How do I become a patient?

Call the Barrie Fertility Centre at 705-728-7784 and our nurse coordinator will contact you to discuss this.



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