Infertile Factors
Female Factors
What is infertility?
Infertility means not being able to get pregnant after one year of trying (or six months if a woman is 35 or older). If there are problems with any of the following steps, infertlity can happen.
What causes increasing female infertility
Age, obesity, environment, diet, lifestyle, medical factors and others play a big role in infertility issue. Some are simply unexplained. Following lists are common infertility causes to look out for.

Causes of female infertility
  • Ovulation disorders such as polycystic ovary syndrome
  • Fallopian tube damage or blockage
  • Endometriosis
  • Pelvic adhesions
  • Uterine or cervical abnormalities
  • Primary ovarian insufficiency (early menopause)
  • Poor responders
  • Repeated miscarriages
  • Hereditary diseases (PGD)
When to seek out a fertility specialist?
  • If you are 35 or younger:
    After a year of trying to concieve without success, you may need to contact a fertility specialist.
  • If you are over the age of 35:
    After 6 months of trying, you should schedule an appointment with a fertility specialist.
  • If you are over 40:
    You should see a fertility specialist in 3 months after trying to get pregnant.
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