“I would rather see people earlier than later but it depends on patient factors. So women who are older than 35 years old come sooner, women who have had previous pelvic infections come sooner, if your periods are irregular come sooner, so anything that is not quite right come sooner rather than later.”
– Dr Louise Price
The first discussions about fertility usually take place with a GP. General Practice is there to advise and guide you with your fertility. Many people will never need to see a fertility specialist as there are many preventative early measures that can often help you to get pregnant.
Dr Louise Price qualified from Bristol University in 2003. She completed 4 years as an Obstetrics and Gynaecology specialist trainee before changing career path to become a GP.
She has maintained her interest and passion for women’s health and became accredited as ‘GP with Special Interest’ in gynaecology in 2013. She went on to set up a successful community gynaecology clinic in west London where she worked for several years.
She is now based in Bath as a GP but also works as a specialty doctor in gynaecology. Louise talks openly about when patients with fertility concerns should approach their GP for advice and when to get checked if they are struggling to conceive.
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