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making the path to parenthood less complicated and more straightforward.

your path
to parenthood
is in your hands.

easy as 1, 2, 3


schedule your doctor appointment, come on in, and gain access to your patient portal.


keep tabs on your treatment and medications with your care team through your patient portal.


schedule appointments, coordinate prescriptions, chat in real time with your care team, and connect with your nurse 24/7.

at mate, we’re different on paper. and in practice.

better results start with a better approach.

a one stop fertility shop.

mate is your partner from the very beginning of your fertility journey. whether it’s providing answers, advice, or medication training, our team of experts will be here for you every step of the way. because of our affordable rates, simple processes, transparent prices. and convenient access, you won’t have to worry about shopping around for fertility clinics. your path to parenthood starts here.

affordable pricing.

we believe fertility care should be for all, not just the 1%. our prices have been painstakingly created to ensure that we are providing you with the best in class treatment at the lowest out of pocket cost to you. we want to work together to make your dreams of becoming a parent a reality. 

mission driven.

at mate, we believe: becoming a parent shouldn’t take a PhD or a small fortune and it shouldn’t matter who you are, where you live, or what you believe. the path to parenthood should be straightforward. the best science should be available to the most people. the clinic should be down the road, not a world away. the journey should be simple, clear, and even enjoyable.

this is how we’re turning fertility into a reality for everyone.

a team of providers vs. one provider.

we get that fertility comes with a lot of questions, anxiety, and uncertainty. that’s why we apply an entire, dedicated team of experts to your treatment. whether it’s additional advice or an extra set of eyes, you’ll have a network of national and local providers, nurses, award-winning reproductive endocrinologists, and experts by your side during the entire journey. 

decades of proprietary techniques.

at mate, our team brings over 100 years of combined experience to the fertility field. we’re applying proprietary techniques both in the doctor’s office and the lab to make sure embryos have the highest likelihood of survival. it’s these years of applied experience that lead to increased success rates. we’re here to start your family right, right from the start.

technology-powered care.

you won’t find fax machines, paper, and legacy lab equipment here, something many fertility clinics can’t claim. we’re putting the latest technology at the heart of everything we do, especially when it comes to patient experience. this means shorter wait times, centralized data, and industry-leading patient care along the way. families are complicated. starting one shouldn’t be.

an e-pharmacy support and easy medication delivery.

our pharmacy partners deliver all of your fertility medications directly to your door, but that’s just the start. they’re always available for medication questions, along with our mate care navigators, and your nursing team to discuss any medication concerns or questions about your protocol. at mate, we make ivf as simple as abc.

world class labs.

assisted reproductive technology has changed a lot over the years and so has the lab equipment and machinery. while most fertility clinics haven’t kept up with the times, every one of our labs is custom built from the ground up with the most advanced and modern technology available. the lab is where the magic happens, so having the most cutting-edge innovative equipment is paramount to our success. 

convenient access.

nearly 20% of the time, it takes more than two people to make a baby, and there are only 440 total fertility clinics in the U.S. talk about inconvenience! soon, you can find mate fertility clinics in cities and towns across the country. so instead of driving (or even flying) for hours to seek treatment, you’ll be able to find find one of our convenient locations close to home. your fertility clinic should be down the road, not a world away.

care at mate
isn’t stressful.
it’s simple.

fertility comes with lots of questions. good thing we’ve got lots of answers.

bring on the questions.

  • is mate covered by insurance?

    currently mate is a cash pay clinic, but we are working to explore insurance options. we are significantly more affordable than legacy clinics but we believe infertility is a medical diagnosis that should be covered. unfortunately, many insurance providers don’t agree with us. some offer little to no coverage. others only cover diagnostic testing. some insurance providers may completely cover medication or one full round of ivf. in short, there’s no easy answer. we’ve found that many people with terrific insurance end up getting very little covered regardless.

  • how much does mate really cost?

    every person’s fertility journey is different, but our philosophy is the same: to always be transparent and fair with our prices. no matter how many rounds of treatment or hurdles along the way, we’ll be clear with you, no matter what. typically our prices are 30% lower than any other clinic because we put patients first.

  • how long until i get pregnant?

    an average fresh ivf cycle takes about 6-8 weeks from consultation to transfer. The few weeks before your ivf cycle begins will be used for testing. if you’re using a gestational carrier or surrogate, this time may increase. an average fresh cycle timeline (not including pre-testing) looks something like this:

    day 1: ultrasound and bloodwork (ovarian stimulation)

    day 2: (ovarian stimulation)

    day 3: (ovarian stimulation)

    day 4: ultrasound and bloodwork (ovarian stimulation)

    day 5: (ovarian stimulation)

    day 6: ultrasound and bloodwork (ovarian stimulation)

    day 7: (ovarian stimulation)

    day 8: ultrasound and bloodwork (ovarian stimulation)

    day 9: (ovarian stimulation)

    day 10: ultrasound and bloodwork (ovarian stimulation)

    day 11: trigger shot

    day 12:

    day 13: fertilization & egg retrieval

    day 14: embryos culture in the lab for 5-6 days

    day 15: embryos culture in the lab for 5-6 days

    day 16: embryos culture in the lab for 5-6 days

    day 17: embryos culture in the lab for 5-6 days

    day 18: transfer or pgt on frozen embryo

    day 19-33: two week wait

    day 33: pregnancy test

    if you’re doing a frozen transfer, which we will recommend in most cases, the time between your egg retrieval and embryo transfer can be a few weeks, months, or even years. regardless, it’s better to give your body some time to rest after your retrieval before getting ready for an embryo.

  • which fertility treatment is right for me?

    determining the right treatment for you can seem daunting. we get it. that’s why we create a personalized plan after your assessment, testing and consultation. it wouldn’t be right for us to recommend a treatment before we have all the proper information. you can also take our basic online quiz for free to get an insight into what path might be right for you. (emphasis on the might, this quiz is not a clinical diagnosing tool)

  • does mate accept hsa or fsa?

    of course! many health care plans provided through the workplace have a health savings account (hsa) or flexible spending account (fsa) attached to them. these accounts allow you to contribute money from your paycheck into accounts that can be used for medical costs not covered by insurance. if you don’t have one or don’t know how to set up an hsa follow these steps below to get started.

    • research hsa providers online. use hsa comparison websites, like hsa search, to help narrow your search.
    • check with your health insurance company to see if they partner with hsa financial institutions.
    • ask your bank if they offer an hsa option that meets your needs.
  • how does mate work?

    mate takes a personal, customized approach to fertility. after your free virtual session with a care navigator, we’ll pair you with a doctor who will perform your fertility assessment and do the appropriate diagnostic testing. the price of the assessment depends on what testing we need to do on you and your partner. if mate fertility is right for you, we’ll create a personal path moving forward.