Pregnancy

Difficulty getting pregnant

«I'd so love to have a baby, but I simply can't get pregnant. Am I infertile? Or is he? Could it be that we can't have children at all? That would be really awful for me.»

Es klappt nicht

Many couples are confronted with unwanted childlessness. If you don't get pregnant straight away, it by no means implies that you are infertile or that your partner is sterile. And certainly not that you'll have to remain childless forever.

Unwanted childlessness is rare

Around 10% of couples have to wait more than two years until the woman gets pregnant. Only 3 to 4% of couples remain unintentionally childless.

What can Helsana do for you?

Are you and your partner worried? In this case, it makes sense to have diagnostic tests carried out. Your basic insurance covers the costs of sterility tests for you and sperm analysis for your partner. Talk to your doctor about it. He'll make the diagnosis and arrange for the required examinations if necessary.

If you've concluded the basic insurance BeneFit PLUS Telemedicine, please contact the Medgate Telemedicine Centre on the toll-free number 0800 800 090 before consulting a doctor.

If you've concluded PREMED-24, please call the toll-free number 0800 773 633 before consulting a doctor.

Choice of doctor

Basic insurance
Free choice of doctor in canton of residence.

If you have selected an alternative insurance model, the following applies instead:

  • BeneFit PLUS Family Doctor option: You always contact your selected family doctor (or group practice). If necessary, your family doctor or group practice will refer you to a specialist or hospital.
  • BeneFit PLUS Telemedicine option: You always contact the doctors of the Medgate Centre for Telemedicine. If necessary, the Medgate doctor will refer you to a doctor, specialist or hospital for a physical consultation.
  • PREMED-24: You always contact Medgate by telephone first to receive non-binding health advice. If necessary, you can then consult a doctor of your choice in your canton of residence.

You can freely choose a doctor to treat you within your canton of residence from case to case and consult him or her directly, if necessary.


PRIMEO
Free choice of doctor at recognised institutions

If you have selected an alternative insurance model, please note the following:

  • BeneFit PLUS Family Doctor option: Please contact your family doctor or group practice first.
  • BeneFit PLUS Telemedicine option: Please contact the Medgate Telemedicine Centre first.
  • PREMED-24: Please contact Medgate's telephone medical advice service first.

You have an unrestricted choice of doctor in the hospital for outpatient procedures or operations (e.g. eye cataract, bunion, tendonitis, tennis elbow, knee arthroscopy, etc.) or for an outpatient birth. For example, you can even choose to be operated on by the head physician.

Conditions:

  • The outpatient surgery is performed at an institution recognised by us.
  • The selected doctor is on the list of specialists (senior physician, head physician, professor) at the hospital in question.

Product information:
PRIMEO
HOSPITAL PLUS
Unrestricted choice of doctor anywhere in Switzerland

You have an unrestricted choice of doctor in any hospital in Switzerland. For example, you can even choose to be operated on by the head physician.


Product information:
HOSPITAL PLUS
HOSPITAL COMFORT
Unrestricted choice of doctor anywhere in Switzerland

You have an unrestricted choice of doctor in any hospital in Switzerland. For example, you can even choose to be operated on by the head physician.


Product information:
HOSPITAL COMFORT
HOSPITAL FLEX
Unrestricted choice of doctor anywhere in Switzerland (semi-private & private)

You have an unrestricted choice of doctor in any hospital in Switzerland if you stay in a semi-private or private ward. For example, you can even choose to be operated on by the head physician.


Product information:
HOSPITAL FLEX