What if you had a friend who had seen every fertility doctor?
About our patient evaluations
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Critical Insight

Thorough detail on doctors, nurses, clinics, and the treatment protocols they use

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Extensive Expertise

Carefully crafted assessments from a multitude of knowledgeable patients

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Practical Relevance

Data contextualized to your fertility history, background and budget

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Unshakeable Trust

We don’t allow clinics to advertise or influence content, and we work to verify the authenticity of each assessment

About Evaluating Your Doctor
  • What We Ask

    Our questions cover who you are, from your background to your fertility history, and your experience and outcomes with doctors who have treated you. You can skip anything that you’d rather not answer or you’re not sure about.

  • What a Great Assessment Looks Like

    What is most helpful to new patients is understanding your experience in your own voice. Details and examples are much more helpful than generalities. For example, rather than saying a doctor is “dedicated” it’s more helpful to provide an example, like “Doctor Smith was very dedicated to my care. She would personally call me whenever I had concerns, and even came in after hours to do an ultrasound when I was nervous about cramps following my positive pregnancy test.”

  • Your Privacy

    We take your privacy seriously, as we know that you’re sharing a very personal experience. Your name, initials, and contact information will never be displayed, and your employer name will never be linked to your assessment, to keep your assessment anonymous to the public. Other more general information, such as age, occupation, and race will be displayed with your description of a given doctor. Some details you include may make it possible for your doctor to know your identity -- for example, if you’re describing a rare and specific error the doctor made, or if you mention that you had 10 rounds of IVF over two years at a small clinic.

  • Confirming Authenticity

    In an age of online trolling and cutthroat clinic marketing, we want patients to be able to trust the content provided by the FertilityIQ community. As such, we ask that after you complete an assessment, you email us something to show that you were a patient at the clinic you rated. We ask that the clinic name and your name be legible, and no sensitive information is required. This can be a forwarded e-mail message from someone at the clinic, a partial bill, a screenshot of a patient portal, or anything that shows you were a patient. Once we receive your document, your assessment will be marked as “verified” on FertilityIQ.

About us

We’re Jake and Deborah, and in 2012 we began a journey battling fertility issues and miscarriages that we never saw coming. We traveled to multiple clinics, in multiple states, and along the way learned a lot of hard lessons. We’ve realized reliable and unbiased resources and information can be hard to come by. Fertility is complicated and hardly one-size-fits-all. We started FertilityIQ because we firmly believe that you don’t have to make life-changing decisions without good information. Our courses give you the insight & tools to make wise choices at every step. And the earlier you educate yourself, the more time, sanity, and money you can save.

If you’re here looking for the data and wisdom that can help you make better decisions, we hope you leave with the insight you deserve. If you need us, you can always email us at founders@fertilityiq.com.

Our Promise
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Patients are our only priority

We only make choices, and build products, with patients’ best interests at heart

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We protect the integrity of our content

We will never take marketing dollars from clinics and we will always work to ensure that each assessment is authentic

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We value your privacy

We will never reveal your name or contact information