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Read below for some frequently asked questions.

Am I eligible for OHIP-funded IVF?

Beginning December 2015, the Ontario government, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care will fund ‘one IVF cycle per eligible patient per lifetime.’ Women under the age of 43 with a valid Ontario Health Card will be eligible for IVF funding “after speaking to their health care provider to determine if IVF is the most appropriate family-building option for them.” *

LifeQuest is currently awaiting specific details about exactly how and when we will be able to offer this program. If you think you might be eligible for OHIP-FUNDED IVF, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to place your name on our patient list, or call our reception desk: 416-506-0804. We will contact you as soon as we have enough information from the government to set up the program and provide it to our patients.

*Source: Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

How long is the waiting list to see a physician at LifeQuest?

It takes approximately four to six weeks for new patients to have their first appointment with a physician at LifeQuest.

How quickly can I get into the program after my initial visit with the doctor?

This depends on your specific situation, and the number of tests you and your doctor decide are required to make an accurate diagnosis. Generally speaking, though, patients are admitted into LifeQuest programs one or two months after their initial visit with a doctor. This time can be shorter, however, if you have already had infertility treatment at another clinic, and your file is up-to-date.

What programs does LifeQuest offer?

Click here to see the full range of services LifeQuest provides to patients.

We're from out of town. Can you recommend a reasonably priced place...

...for my partner and I to stay while we're receiving treatment at LifeQuest?

Toronto.com is an excellent resource for finding the right accommodation for your needs.

How do you know if you need treatment at an infertility clinic?

For women under the age of 40, our physicians recommend discussing treatment options after a couple has not achieved a full-term pregnancy after one year of unprotected intercourse. For women over the age of 40, the physicians recommend seeking help after six months of unprotected intercourse.

Is there a program for women who have had frequent miscarriages?

Does LifeQuest treat both men and women for infertility?

Yes. Our treatments encompass both male and female factor infertility. Even if only one partner is actively undergoing treatment, we have found it beneficial to both partners to be present whenever possible during discussions and procedures.

Do you treat single females?

Yes. LifeQuest has an excellent sperm donor program.

Do you treat lesbian couples?

Yes. Once again, LifeQuest has access to excellent sperm banks for couples who require sperm donors.

Does LifeQuest have counselling services?

Click here to read more about counselling and support at LifeQuest.

Once I'm in a program at LifeQuest, how many tries will it take for me to get pregnant?

The answer to this question varies from patient to patient and depends on many factors specific to that individual, including diagnosis and age. Because everyone is different, it's best to discuss this directly with your physician at LifeQuest.

Will I get pregnant on my first IVF cycle?

Once again, the answer to this question varies from patient to patient, and depends on numerous factors, such as your age and your particular diagnosis. It's best to discuss this question with your physician at LifeQuest.

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