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Reproductive Nurse

A Reproductive or Fertility Nurse treats and advises couples and individuals on matters of fertility, conception, and reproduction.
Required education
Work hands-on, directly with patients.
Analyze data and discover new ways to help patients.
Follow a routine that allows you to anticipate and prepare for every situation.
Take on different tasks, patients, and situations every day.
Your skills will include compassion, sympathy, and patience, as you’ll be helping people with extremely sensitive and emotional issues.
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What you’ll do


You’ll be a liaison between patients, families, doctors, and specialists.


You’ll counsel patients and their families on fertility.


You’ll teach patients about all different aspects of reproductive health, IVF treatments, finding egg donors, and home fertility treatments.


You’ll stay up to date with the latest advances in reproductive technology.


You’ll treat patients for fertility and help women going through menopause.

Where you'll work
  • Counseling programs
  • Egg donor centers
  • Hospitals
  • Obstetrics and gynecological offices
  • Reproductive clinics
How to become a Reproductive Nurse


Pass the NCLEX-RN and work as a Registered Nurse.


Get certified in Neonatal, Obstetrics or Gynecology Nursing through the National Certification Corporation.


You’re ready to work as a Reproductive Nurse.

Join an Organization
Become a member of a Reproductive Nurse organization to find career opportunities, learn from your colleagues, and support the profession.
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