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Over-The-Counter Fertility Tests: Worth The Cost?

by Shannon Hori,  CBS 4,  Sept 16, 2009
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You've probably heard of over the counter pregnancy tests and ovulation kits. Now the industry is expanding: fertility tests can be purchased at stores and online. The tests cost around $2,500, so is it worth it? CBS4 News asked a local fertility expert how just effective these tests could be.

Many things affect fertility. Fertility specialist Dr. Michael Graubert with Palmetto Fertility Center uses a number of tests, including a urine test, to determine egg quality. The at-home egg quality kits determine the FSH or follicle stimulating hormone level in the urine.

Dr. Graubert said these tests can only be accurate when positive. Read more.


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