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If you have been trying for a baby without success or you are hoping to become pregnant in your 30s or 40s, there are tests which can check your reproductive hormone levels.

Other tests are also listed here that should be considered when planning a baby at any age.  These can check the general health of both parents. Correcting any abnormalities before trying to conceive may improve your chance of having a healthy pregnancy and birth which should also result in a healthy baby, too.

Female Fertility Profile

£107.00

Venous blood sample which tests for Luteinising Hormone (LH), Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Prolactin, Oestradiol


Results usually available in  24 hours

Male Fertility Profile

£132.00

Venous blood sample which tests for FSH, LH, Testosterone, Prolactin, Free Androgen Index,Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)





Results usually available in  24 hours

Anti-Mullerian Hormone Test

£98.00

Venous blood sample taken on any day in your cycle which can help estimate the reserve of eggs in the ovaries of older women in their 30s or 40s.  This test will not be accurate if you have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Also, the AMH test cannot be done if you are on the Pill. You will need to allow at least one cycle after stopping the Pill before taking a test.  Also available as a finger-prick test






Results usually available in  24 hours

Fertility Tests

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Venous Blood Tests

Most of these tests are analysed at The Doctors Laboratory, London, unless stated otherwise.  You will be sent a blood testing kit in the post.  You need to ask for your blood sample to be taken at your GP surgery or by a local phlebotomist, which may incur an additional fee.  If you can get to The Doctor’s Laboratory at 76 Wimpole Street, London, they can take your blood, there.  Opening hours are Monday to Friday: 08.00am  to 7.00pm, Saturday: 09.00 to 5.00pm.  If you wish to use this service, you will be required to pay an additional fee of £10.25 (£31 if not paid in advance). This can be ordered below.

Some of the blood tests from The Doctors Laboratory are now available from finger-prick samples. More details here.

If you live within 10 miles of Bedford, we can arrange for your sample to be taken in your home for a fee of £15, or £25 if you live between 11 and 25 miles.  This fee is waived if the blood sample is taken during a health screening consultation.

N.B. The prices stated below cover the cost of the test(s) and results, only. As a health screening company, we are unable to give advice on medical treatment, therefore, if you have an abnormal result, you will be advised to discuss your results with a doctor. However, we will provide diet and lifestyle suggestions, if appropriate, or recommend further sources of information.
These tests are analysed at  The Doctors Laboratory, Cambridge Nutritional Sciences and Foresight.  

For more information about planning for a baby, click here for Pregnancy Support.
Finger Prick Blood Tests

These test kits require a finger-prick blood sample, When you have taken your sample, you should send it to the laboratory in the pre-paid envelope as soon as possible.  You will receive a print-out of the result within three weeks.

Please Note: Samples should not be taken or posted on Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays.

N.B. The prices stated below cover the cost of the test(s) and results, only. As a health screening company, we are unable to give advice on medical treatment, therefore, if you have an abnormal result, you will be advised to discuss your results with a doctor. However, we will provide diet and lifestyle suggestions, if appropriate, or recommend further sources of information.

Vitamin B12

£49.00

A deficiency in Vitamin B12 is quite common amongst strict vegetarians and vegans, mainly due to an absence of Vitamin B12 in their diets. If you suspect that you may be low in Vitamin B12, a blood test will be able to confirm this. Also available as a finger-prick test

Results usually available in  24 hours

Thyroid Function Profile

£78.00

Venous blood sample which tests for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Free T4 + Free T3 to check for thyroid function.  Also available as a finger-prick test


Results usually available in  24 hours

Hair Mineral Analysis

Hair analysis gives a helpful guide to essential mineral status and to heavy metal toxicity in your body. This will tell if you have enough of the nutrients your baby will need whilst developing in the womb and also if you have too many toxins that could be harmful.

This test is offered by the charity, Foresight Pre-Conception Care.  This is different to the other laboratory we use, Trace Elements, as the test and subsequent results are specifically for couples planning to have a baby.

Vitamin D - 25 Hydroxy

£50.00

A deficiency in Vitamin D is very common amongst the population and an increasing number of studies are showing the importance of Vitamin D in pregnancy. If you suspect your Vitamin D level may be low, the 25-Hydroxy blood test is the most accurate.  This test is also available as a convenient finger-prick test.  More information about Vitamin D

Results usually available in  24 hours

Vitamin D Finger Prick Test

£40.00

A deficiency in Vitamin D is very common amongst the population and an increasing number of studies are showing the importance of Vitamin D in pregnancy. If you suspect your Vitamin D level may be low, the 25-Hydroxy blood test is the most accurate.  This test determines the levels of 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and other metabolites in a convenient finger-prick test.    More Information . . .   Article about Vitamin D



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Results usually available in 10 days

Candida Screen

£66.00

This finger-prick blood test checks for the antibody response to Candida which is a type of yeast that lives in the intestine. This can lead to a variety of symptoms such as abdominal bloating, pain and fatigue.    More Information . . .



Results usually available in 10 days

Anaemia (Intrinsic Factor Antibodies)

£55.00

This finger-prick blood test checks for antibodies to the Intrinsic Factor which is essential for the absorption of vitamin B12. A lack of the intrinsic factor leads to pernicious anaemia which is the most common type of anaemia.     More Information . . .



Results usually available in 10 days

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Please Note:  Test results will be sent to the email address given on your PayPal receipt.  If you are paying for a test for someone else, please contact us immediately after paying, with their name and contact details (if different). Failure to do this may cause unnecessary delay in receiving your test kit or results.
To view our range of tests, click on the categories, below.  If you require a test not listed here, contact us and we may be able to arrange it for you.


The hair analysis costs £150 per couple or £79 for one partner.  Your payment should be made directly to Foresight with your sample(s). Instructions can be found on the Hair Analysis Form, which can be downloaded with the Pre-Conception Questionnaire.  These documents should be printed out, filled in with your details and posted with your hair sample(s) to Foresight.  More details about hair analysis and the forms to download can be found on the Foresight website by clicking here.

Anti-Mullerian Hormone Finger Prick Test

£98.00

Finger-prick blood sample taken on any day in your cycle which can help estimate the reserve of eggs in the ovaries of older women in their 30s or 40s.  This test will not be accurate if you have Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Also, the AMH test cannot be done if you are on the Pill. You will need to allow at least one cycle after stopping the Pill before taking a test.  Also available as a venous blood test






Results usually available in  24 hours

Thyroid Function Profile Finger Prick Test

£78.00

Venous blood sample which tests for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Free T4 + Free T3 to check for thyroid function.  Also available as a venous blood test


Results usually available in  24 hours

Thyroid Test (TPO)

£55.00

Autoimmune disease of the thyroid is detected by testing for antibodies in the blood that attack the thyroid gland that can cause an underactive thyroid gland. The Autoantibody Thyroid Test uses ELISA technology to measure autoantibodies to human thyroid peroxidase (TPO).    More Information . . .



Results usually available in 10 days

Vitamin B12 Finger Prick Test

£49.00

A deficiency in Vitamin B12 is quite common amongst strict vegetarians and vegans, mainly due to an absence of Vitamin B12 in their diets. If you suspect that you may be low in Vitamin B12, a blood test will be able to confirm this. Also available as a venous blood test

Results usually available in  24 hours

Saliva Tests

These test kits require a saliva sample unless stated otherwise.  They are all analysed by Genova Diagnostics.  When you have taken your sample(s), you should send it to the laboratory in the supplied envelope as soon as possible from your local post office.  You will receive your results by email, usually within three weeks.  Samples should not be taken or posted on Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays.

N.B. The prices stated below cover the cost of the test(s) and results, only. As a health screening company, we are unable to give advice on medical treatment, therefore, if you have an abnormal result, you will be advised to discuss your results with a doctor. However, we will provide diet and lifestyle suggestions, if appropriate, or recommend further sources of information.

One Day Progesterone/Oestradiol

£80.00

This test includes the measurement of oestradiol and progesterone from a simple saliva sample.  It is recommended to be taken on Day 23 of your cycle to check if you are producing enough progesterone to maintain a pregnancy.  More Information . . .




Results usually available in 12 days

Rhythm Female Hormone Profile

£182.00

This 12-sample saliva test measures progesterone, oestrogen and testosterone levels over the monthly cycle to identify any hormonal imbalances. Common symptoms of this can include premenstrual tension, fluid retention, excessive menstrual bleeding, menstrual irregularity, low libido, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, infertility, acne, and excess body hair. More Information . . .




Results usually available in 12 days

Rhythm Plus - Comprehensive Female Hormone Profile

£235.00

This 12-sample saliva tests all of the hormones in the Rhythm Profile, above, plus it also assesses Melatonin and the Adrenal Hormones, Cortisol and DHEA.   More Information . . .




Results usually available in 12 days

Venepuncture Fee at TDL London

£10.25

If you are able to get to London and wish to have your blood taken at The Doctors Laboratory in Wimpole Street, you can save over £20 by paying in advance.  Usual fee is £31

(Only available for tests analysed at The Doctors Laboratory)