Female Infertility

There are many different types of infertility experienced by women. Many of the fertility problems can be easily treated. However, the sooner you get a diagnosis, the better your prognosis will be. In this section, you'll find explanations for numerous female infertility disorders.


Some of the most common causes of female infertility include polycystic ovarian syndrome, fibroids and endometriosis. However, there are several other reasons why a woman may experience fertility problems, such as ovulatory disorders (like anovulation), premature ovarian failure and uterine factors. Egg quality also plays a role in infertility in many women.

The female reproductive system is a very delicate structure that is easily affected by even the slightest change in your body. Because of this, it can be dangerous to alter the system too much. menstrual suppression, for example, can potentially lead to infertility. Maintaining your health can also help you avoid some infertility risks, like luteal phase defect.

Women with eating disorders find it very difficult to conceive. Anorexics often stop menstruating, making pregnancy impossible until the eating disorder is corrected. Alternately, plus-sized women can also find themselves dealing with various fertility issues. Infertility When You're Plus Sized outlines some of the more commone problems experienced by overweight women and what can be done about them.

Women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer may feel overwhelmed at the the thought of treatment. If you have been diagnosed and are in your childbearing years, then you will also likely feel some anxiety as to whether treatment will make you infertile. Take a look at Breast Cancer and Fertility to find out what kind of impact this deadly disease may have on you.

Sadly, many women are able to conceive but have difficulties carrying a pregnancy to term. Women who experience multiple miscarriages should make an appointment with their doctor to find out what is causing their infertility.

Worried that there may be drawbacks to infertility treatments? There are a few, including the increased chance of having multiple births.

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Hi I am 32 years old and planning for the baby since two years. But, couldn’t able to become pregnant. I have consulted a gynecologist and after performing all the infertility tests, she told me that I have blocked fallopian tubes. I want to ask few questions from you. Is IVF is the only option left with me? What are the risk factors associated with IVF?
Hi I am trying to conceive and i have some queries regarding the planning. Currently i am on birth control pills for the last 3 years after i had one abortion. The thing is that, now that i am trying to conceive, should i sop using the pills immediately. Will this solve the purpose? Is there any side affect on immediately planning after stopping the pill? Should we be using contraceptives? I do not want any complications later, hence your suggestions are very important for me. I have spoken to the doctor and they are saying to hold on for one month until i get my normal periods. Is that correct? However i am having immense abdominal pain these days. Pls let me know how to proceed with this.
Hello Everyone, I am here to know about minimum sperm count to perform an ICSI. My hubby MSC results 0.4 million sperm/ml and recommend us to go for ICSI due to severe oligospermia. My question is whether there is a minimum sperm count to perform an ICSI, and if we can include ourselves there. Likewise, the semen analysis also shows a high percentage of abnormal sperm morphology… therefore, do we have to find that percentage from the MSC results? Or in the MSC those sperm have already been ruled out? Thanks!
Hi I'm 29 years old and I have had more than 4 miscarriages. My doctor has ran many tests and has found nothing wrong with me. My last miscarriage was 3 years ago and I haven't been able to get pregnant since than. My doctor has referred me to a fertility specialist but I can't afford it. I don't know what else to do.
Hey my Name is Brazilia. I think I need to share my story... I had a son Sept 2 2011 and he Was a stillborn. I Was 6 1/2 months when I gave birth to him. From then I have not gotten a positive pregnancy test. I Was recently diagnosed with Pussy and got it treated .also I recently took a HSG TEST and everything came back normal. So my question is Why can't I conceive?? What is the problem? I'm 20 and I know I'm young but from the loss of my son I can't bare to accept that I can't have anymore kids... because I want already one... did anyone have a similar issue? Old help ????????????