What is infertility?

What is infertility?

A doctor’s definition of infertility differs depending on a woman’s age. For women under 35, infertility is defined as the inability to become pregnant after 12 months of regular, unprotected sex. Women 35 years or older are considered infertile after trying for 6 months. 

Did you know

9% of the global population has trouble conceiving 

Infertility does not mean you’ll never be able to conceive. Although nearly 1 in 10 people struggle with conception, up to 90% of infertile couples are able to be treated with common therapies like medication or surgery to repair reproductive organs. For others, in-vitro fertilization is a successful treatment option. 

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