Both of these test have now been available for several years oin the UK and are proving reliable and helpful.
As a general guideline most GP’s will not refer a couple for further investigations until the couple have been trying to conceive without success for at least 12 months if the women is under 35 years of age, and 6 months if she is over 35 years of age.
This time can seem an eternity to the couple and so many like to do home fertility tests. If the test picks up a fertility problem in either partner it can help speed up the diagnosis and referrral for the couple. If the tests are normal it can help to allay fears and worries and reduce stress.
For more information about fertility related issues visit our UK fertility blog