Cost of my Fertility Treatment

We may think that cost of fertility treatment here in the philippines was very expensive. Most of the HMO’s/Healthcard does not cover any infertily related check ups/procedure. Actually it may vary from one woman to another depend on the diagnosis and treatment approach. If you already read my blog about Getting Pregnant with PCOS , your follow up question might be “how much does it cost? “. So, let me share with you my whole expenses from Day 1 with Dra. Marian.

Getting Pregnant with PCOS

After being diagnosed with PCOS and failed getting pregnant over a year. Me and my husband decided to start fertility treatment but this time we want to be with Infertility expert. I found out about Dra. Marian Dichoso of DLSUMC. She was also the OB of my officemate who has fertility issue and a success story. She was not accepting walk in patients that’s why I make a call first and schedule for an appointment.

What to know about PCOS?

I haven’t had my period for 2 consecutive month but negative pregnancy test, I decided to consult an OB-Gyne. The doctor requested me for a TVS (Transvaginal Ultrasound). The result of my ultrasound was “within the right ovary are multiple, small, scattered follicle each measuring less than 1 cm in diameter suggestive of polycystic ovary”. I was so paranoid and goggled everything about PCOS.