Some women struggle to conceive a biological child. If you have been trying to get pregnant or have questions about getting pregnant, the OB-GYN team can help.
Fertility issues are relatively common. Approximately 15%–20% of couples experience infertility. Medical issues and some lifestyle choices can affect female fertility. Fertility help is available.
When should you come in for a fertility visit?
You should see a provider if any of the following apply to you:
What causes female fertility problems?
Various medical issues can contribute to female fertility problems:
How does age affect fertility?
Age plays a role in female fertility. Delaying pregnancy can decrease the likelihood that you'll be able to conceive. An older woman's eggs aren't fertilized as easily as a younger woman's eggs and might not develop normally, even after fertilization occurs.
What services are available to help with infertility?
Several options are available. It is important to keep in mind that every person is different and needs to work with a provider to create an individualized plan of care.
These services are available:
Services vary by location. Talk with your provider for more information.