Infertility2017-06-04T09:18:25+00:00

1 out 6 couples have trouble to become pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy.  Age is the most significant factor.  Why?

Lifetime Egg Reserve of Woman

100%
37%
20%
9%
4%
0
Age 16
0
Age 25
0
Age 30
0
Age 35
0
Age 40

Age is the most significant factor affecting a woman’s chance of conceiving by reducing egg count, egg quality and increasing miscarriage.

Infertility by Gender

45%
40%
15%

The causes of infertility are varied and involve 45% female , 40% male  or 15% a combination of factors.

What are the medical conditions that result in infertility?

Medical Conditions of Woman

  • Damaged Fallopian Tubes due disease or endometriosis
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Fibroids
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Hormonal Problems
  • Untreated chlamydia infection & other sexually transmitted diseases

Medical Conditions of Woman

  • Damaged Fallopian Tubes due disease or endometriosis
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Fibroids
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Hormonal Problems
  • Untreated chlamydia infection & other sexually transmitted diseases

What are risk factors that decrease fertility?

  • Age
  • Alcohol
  • Smoking
  • Drugs
  • Obesity or being overweight
  • Being underweight
  • Sedentary lifestyle
  • Over-exercising
  • Sexually transmitted disease (STD)
  • Mental stress
  • Caffeine
  • Exposure to certain toxic chemicals

Birth Rate by Age

0%
Age 16
0%
Age 25
0%
Age 30
0%
Age 35
0%
Age 40

Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive a pregnancy after 12 months of unprotected sexual intercourse.