Infertility is the inability to conceive after a year of regular intercourse and no use of any contraceptive method.
Couples should seek medical help if they can not become pregnant after a year of regular intercourse and no contraceptive methods.
Infertility affects 10 to 15% of couples at reproductive age, and it is caused by different factors. Tests, carried out on both woman and man can clarify the problem and indicate the right treatment.
For most couples who are trying to get pregnant, the probability of having a pregnancy is about 25%. At the end of the first year 85-90% of couples will conceive.
Age decreases fertility. Considering the age of the woman under 30 years, the chances are 35%, between 35-40 years, are 24%, and over 40 years, 10%.
It occurs equally in men and women. It takes two to tango as they say. This is why the couple should always be investigated together.
Infertility is caused by different factors and many treatments are used. Each case should be evaluated individually by the physician.
In general women should be evaluated for ovulation, uterus and fallopian tubes and men for semen. In fact there is no list of exams and the best thing to do is to see a doctor.
There are many treatments available. Each case should be evaluated individually so the best treatment is chosen.
It stands for intrauterine insemination and it involves the introduction of laboratory-prepared sperm directly into the uterine cavity. The procedure can be recommended mainly when there are no semen quality problems, or anatomical changes in the fallopian tubes or uterus.
After the examinations are carried out and treatment is defined the duration is on average 15-20 days, usually starting on the first day of period.
Embryos do not have an expiration date. According to Brazilian law, they can not be discarded.
Women who are in menopause can get pregnant with egg donation.
Eggs freezingis can be done in women at reproductive age who wish to postpone pregnancy either because of professional reasons or chemotherapy or radiation therapy for cancer.