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Getting Started with Stork Fertility Center (Examinations and FAQs)

STEP1. Contact Us

Upon Taiwan Artificial Reproduction Act, you need to prepare regarding documents to register IVF treatment in Taiwan, please contact our consultant team to request an appointment. Then, we will place you a personal consultant. Your consultant will evaluate your condition, help you with paper works before you come to Taiwan and arrange examinations during your first visit to Taiwan.

STEP2. The First Visit

Both you and your husband need to come to Taiwan during cycle day 7-11 of your menstrual period so that you could finish all examinations which doctors suggest at one time. Discussing with the doctor, get to know more detail of your personal IVF treatment. Meanwhile, we are going to analyze the sperm sample of your husband. Sperm analysis takes around an hour, so you will be notified about the result in the afternoon. Then, the sperm will be frozen for future insemination use. If it’s not allowed to be frozen, the husband should visit Taiwan again to collect the fresh sperm on the appointed insemination day.

 Following are the four recommended examinations for the wife:

1.Blood work
  • Blood type: confirm you and your husbands’ ABO and Rh type.
  • HIV,syphilis
  • TSH,PRL: If these two hormones exceed standard value, they will affect pregnancy rates and fetal development in gestation. You need to take medicines to control the level by the docotor's order.
  • Autoimmune-7: For unknown reason recurrent miscarriage or repeated implantation failure women.

2. 3 in 1 test
The embryo will go pass cervix during the implantation. Some organisms are normally in the vaginal area, but some can infect the embryo. 3 in 1 test includes:
      -  Cervical Discharge culture
      -  Chlamydia DNA inspection
      -  HPV inspection

Q. How does 3 in 1 test be performed?
A. A doctor will use sterile swabs take samples from the cervix. The samples will be sent to a lab in order to see if any abnormal bacteria, virus or fungus grow.

Q. What should I do if I have bacteria infections? 
A. A doctor may prescribe you a treatment, such as antibiotics or other medications for two weeks

Q. What should I do if I have Chlamydia infection?
A. Chlamydia will cross-infection by sexual intercourse. So the doctor suggests both you and your husband receive treatments of taking medicines together

Inappropriate uterus environment may be the reason for infertility. By a hysteroscope, doctors can directly observe the inside of the uterus and check if there are any polyps and fibroids.

Q. What are the common abnormal results? 
A. Polyps, uterine fibroids, adhesions and uterine malformations.

Q. What if I have polyps?  
A. The doctor will immediately remove polyps when you are be performed a general anesthesia, so you require NPO after midnight before Hysteroscopy test.

4. Hysterosalpingogram (HSG)
Hysterosalpingography is a minimally invasive procedure with rare complications. About 20~25% of women are infertility because of fallopian disorder. Through HSG, a doctor can see whether tubes are blocked or not and the whole uterus size.

Q. How do HSG be performed? 
A. A doctor will inject small amount of contrast medium into your uterus and it will flow through your fallopian tube. And then use X-ray to check your uterus and fallopian tube.

Q. What should I do if I have hydrosalpinx or blocked? 
A. Hydrosalpinx might jeopardize the embryo because substances will flow to uterus from inflammatory fallopian tubes. In this case, Laparoscopic tubal ligation and medication therapy are suggested. After the surgery, the pregnancy rate will raise effectively. 

Q. Does HSG hurts? 
A. Few people do feel pain during the procedure of. However, the nurse will prepare painkiller for you in advance to reduce your discomfort and Stork Fertility Center apply the nonionic contrast agent, the rate of occurrence of side effects has been proven to be lower than the traditional ionic contrast agent.

In the afternoon, our consultants will accompany you and your husband to complete all the notarization process. Also, at the first visit, you will bring the implantation medicine back to your country. When matching a suitable donor, you can start taking the medicine by doctor's order. In this way, when your second visit to Taiwan, your embryos will be transferred! 

If you have further question in your mind, please contact us  
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IVF journey x Stork Fertility Center

For couples struggling to conceive consider IVF aboard, Stork Fertility Center has iCroybank consultant team to support you on this journey. 

Upon Taiwan Artificial Reproduction Act, IVF couple need to submit marriage certificate.
Consultants could help access the applications of marriage certificate, medical treatment visa and guide you to prepare the concerning documents. 

Stork Fertility Center also applied individualized controlled ovarian stimulation (iCOS) to design the fittest protocol for every customer based on the individual ovarian function.
This kind of treatments are definitely higher flexible and friendly for couples aboard. 

Couples generally need to visit Taiwan three times at least, depending on their ovarian function and health condition to see if the multiple eggs retrievals is recommended.

The IVF journey outline at Stork as below

The First Visit Taiwan

Cycle Day 7 - 11, stay for only one day

  • Wife's Examination 
  1. Blood test of Autoimmune
  2. Basic evaluation 
  3. HSG (hysterosalpingogram)
  • Husband's Examination
  1. Semen Analysis
  2. If Husband was too busy to come back on the eggs retrieval surgery date, sperm freezing is recommended. 

  • Discuss your IVF treatment with the Doctor
  • Gain the personal IVF protocol and Bring the medication back home
  • Regarding paperwork 
----- To start ovarian stimulation on desired cycle day 2 or 3  ----

Upon the IVF protocol, you need to visit Taiwan by the second follow-up of follicle growth. Due to measurement system variation of ultrasound and blood testing, we encourage customers come back for subsequent follicle growth monitoring.

The 2nd Visit Taiwan

Cycle Day 7 - 9, stay for 5-7 days
  • Follicle growth monitoring 

  • Eggs retrieval surgery
  • Hysteroscopy and cervical culture examinations
  • Eggs freezing (for Eggs Collection)

  • Insemination and Blastocyst culture (For Embryos Collection) 


  • Discuss the next step of IVF treatment with the Doctor
  • Bring the transfer medication package back home
****  To start taking medication on desired transfer cycle day 4 or 5, 
        follow endometrial lining on cycle day 12 to 15 ****

The 3rd Visit Taiwan

Cycle Day 18 - 23, stay for 5-7 days
  • Blastocyst transfer

With Consultant's support, you could know the hospital fee clearly to plan the budget accordingly. Consultants could answer question of medical information, give general advice and emotional support at every stage of your journey, and accompany you from your initial inquiry right up to your pregnancy test.

Get in touch with your personal consultant to design your IVF journey. You can speak to us in absolute confidence and with no obligation. 

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