Navigating Infertility

Navigating Infertility

Infertility affects nearly 15% of United States couples. For most women, infertility is diagnosed after one year of failed conceptions. For those over 35 years old, infertility can be announced after only six months of trying to conceive. Regardless of your age or exactly how long you’ve been trying to have children, infertility can bring devastating implications physically, emotionally, and financially.

If you are struggling with infertility, don’t lose hope. An experienced obstetrician can help you understand what is causing your infertility as well as help you explore potential treatment options. A healthy pregnancy could still be possible despite your infertility diagnosis.

Factors of Infertility

Infertility is a common disease of the reproductive system, and it is one that affects women as well as men. It can occur for a number of reasons. When it comes to the female reproductive system, there are several components that must be in check and an intricate chain of events that must occur in order to successfully get pregnant. When determining why a woman is not able to get pregnant, the following reproductive factors are considered:

To properly investigate infertility, your physician may perform the following:

Will Pregnancy Ever Be Possible?

While they do not work for everyone and they can be quite costly, there are infertility treatments available. Depending on the cause of infertility, you may qualify for surgery, medication, intrauterine insemination, or assisted reproductive technology to help you have a healthy pregnancy. For some women, it can be as simple as changing their diet or lifestyle habits.

If you are having trouble getting pregnant, let us help. At North Point OB/GYN, we have the knowledge and resources you need to navigate your infertility and get the answers you deserve. Call our Cumming clinic today to learn more.

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