Overview:

    An estimated 6.1 million, or one in eight couples, experience infertility in the United States each year. Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive naturally after one year through unprotected sex.

      • Women under the age of 35 should consider seeking fertility treatment through a reproductive endocrinologist after 6 months of trying to conceive naturally.
      • Women over the age of 35 should consider seeking fertility treatment through a reproductive endocrinologist after 1 year of trying to conceive naturally.
      • Male Infertility accounts for at least 30% of infertility cases.

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      Fertility declines as a woman ages and this decline may take place much sooner than you may think.

      • Male Infertility accounts for at least 30% of infertility cases.
      • A 40-year old woman has about a 5% chance of conceiving naturally each month.

      Common causes of infertility in include diminished ovarian reserve, tubal factor, ovulatory dysfunction, endometriosis, polycystic ovarian syndrome, uterine factor, male factor, and/or unknown factors.

    Some common medications used to treat infertility include:

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    Infertility Support Groups

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