Infertility is officially defined as the inability to get pregnant after a year of unprotected intercourse. 10-15% of couples in the United States are infertile, 1/3 of the time it’s on the females side, 1/3 is on the males, and 1/3 is on the combination.
There are a variety of reasons a woman can be infertile, as well as these few:
- Damage to the fallopian tubes
- Hormonal Causes
- Ovulation Disorders
- Uterine or Cervical Abnormalities
- Ovarian Insufficiency
- Pelvic Adhesions
- Thyroid Problems
- Cancer and it’s treatment
- Certain Medications
Increasing your chances of conceiving may only require a conversation with your doctor about your current lifestyle and health, or more advanced measures can be taken depending on the patient. At Women’s Center of Excellence, all of the doctors are knowledgeable in the area of infertility and can guide you down a more successful path towards conceiving.