Whether or not you’re generally healthy or have had a child before, we’ll always recommend semen analysis to every man that comes to CARE. When couples are struggling to start a family around 30% of cases are related to sperm, so it’s essential we see whether this is a possibility.
We’d usually book you in for semen analysis before your first consultation or as part of a fertility assessment. That way, the results will be ready when you meet your consultant.
Before the sperm test, you’ll need to abstain from sex for three to five days. When we test your semen sample, we’ll assess: