How was your experience with Scott Springer at Center for Reproductive Health?
At my first visit with Dr. Springer I felt very confident he would be able to help us. I was previously told I was polycystic and that worried me and he assured me in our first visit by doing an ultrasound to check. absolutely not polycystic. He understood wanting to move forward with IVF after only 2 IUI procedures. When our first transfer failed we had a month to prep for our second. The second transfer resulted in a low hcg level. Other than repeat beta draws, nothing was needed further. Our third and final transfer with our final 2 embryos resulted in the same thing. low hcg level but higher than last time. repeat bloodwork until an ultrasound that showed something but no way to tell if it was an empty sac or just fluid. I chose to stop medications which was totally fine. After that ultrasound I never had anything else done except to check that levels were down. To them it wasn't anything major
What's one piece of advice would you give a prospective patient of Scott Springer at Center for Reproductive Health?
Be open minded to all possibilities. Be an advocate for yourself .
During treatment, were you treated like a number or a human with Scott Springer at Center for Reproductive Health?
My experience was totally different than anyone I know of who's gone. When we used all embryos and needed to take a break there was just a "Call us when you're ready" never a check on how I was or explanation to why things happened the way they did. No further testing done beyond what was done prior to him. Only routine things were checked to make sure transfers were possible.
Describe the protocols Scott Springer used in your cycles at Center for Reproductive Health and their degree of success.
For IUI's we did clomid and the pregnyl trigger shot. IVF was routine birth control, injections etc. My first transfer we used progesterone injections and suppositories. the last two transfers we used strictly suppositories. Everything was just as I expected it as far as protocol from what friends have told me and what I was explained
Describe your experience with the nursing staff.
Everyone was wonderful. Caring and compassionate from everyone
Describe your experience with Center for Reproductive Health.
I feel like if I had other options it would have been nice to discuss them. I feel like even though we had no diagnosis to why we weren't conceiving, then maybe more should have been done. We still haven't been able to conceive
Describe your experience with your monitoring appointments at Center for Reproductive Health.
Wait times were hardly an issue. I was always able to get in within reasonable hours to accommodate over an hour drive as well as my working hours.
Describe the costs associated with your care under Scott Springer at Center for Reproductive Health.
there were no issues
Describe Scott Springer's approach to eSET (elective single embryo transfer) vs. multiple embryo transfer at Center for Reproductive Health.
Dr. Springer strongly felt one embryo was always fine. After two failed transfers, he felt it was okay and appropriate to transfer our last two, in hopes that it would work.