If you’ve been trying to conceive a child for at least 6-12 months and have not yet had success, you may be experiencing fertility issues. The OB/GYN specialists at MemorialCare understand how frustrating infertility can be. They’ve worked with thousands of couples to help them get to the root of their problem and find the best solutions for them.
If you are struggling with infertility, you are not alone. In the United States, infertility affects approximately 11% of women and 7% of men of reproductive age.
There are many factors that could be complicating your ability to get pregnant. They include:
You might be able to improve your chances of becoming pregnant by reducing the following lifestyle-related risk factors:
If you have been having unprotected sex regularly and have not yet become pregnant, you should consult a doctor for possible fertility issues:
The good news is that 85-90% of all fertility problems can be treated with conventional medical therapy. Treatment will vary depending on what is impeding the pregnancy. Some options to increase your chances of becoming pregnant include:
If these strategies don’t resolve the problem, you have the option of moving on to Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART). ART options include intrauterine insemination, in vitro fertilization (IVF), and third-party-assisted ART.
The physicians at Doctors of Women specialize in treating infertility. Their team of OB/GYN experts has helped hundreds of couples who thought they were infertile conceive and deliver beautiful and healthy babies.
By working with MemorialCare OB/GYN specialists and our caring, supportive staff, you and your partner will find the expert medical care you need to start the family you want.
At MemorialCare, it’s no stretch to say that we tailor our comprehensive healthcare to you. From education and prevention to diagnosis and treatment, we keep you healthy and care for you when you’re not.
When you’re expecting, there are many decisions to make—but none is as important as choosing the health care team who will help deliver your baby. It’s easy to see why so many families choose MemorialCare as the best place to deliver their baby.
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