Infertility affects about 15% of all couples. Primary infertility is defined as the inability to conceive after 12 months. It can be a male factor or female factor related but a mixed issue is often encountered.

 

Consult your OB/GYN if:

  • You are over the age of 35
  • Your periods are irregular or absent
  • You have endometriosis
  • pelvic inflammatory disease
  • You have had more than one miscarriage in the past

Male Infertility:

  • Low sperm count or abnormal sperm
  • Problems with sperm transference and blockage
  • Damage due to cancer treatment
  • Abusing substances such as tobacco, alcohol, marijuana,
  • steroids use

Female Infertility:

  • Endometriosis
  • Ovulation abnormalities
  • PCOS
  • Stress-related anovulation
  • Rapid weight gain or loss
  • Tubal factors
  • Uterine cavity abnormalities