What is Infertility?

It means that you have had unprotected sex, regularly for a period of 12mths without getting pregnant.

Primary infertility
Means, being infertile without any kind of previous pregnancy.

Secondary infertility

Means that couples who have conceived in the past having one sibling, but currently experiencing fertility problems


Where pregnancy is highly impossible, there is much difference from infertility which represents a reduced potential for get pregnant. Couples who are childless, and are under the age group of 42-44 having problems getting pregnant are considered to infertile, but not sterile.

Causes of infertility

By running some fertility tests, you become aware of your infertility, as these tests can usually be complete over a course of one menstrual cycle which is one month

What causes infertility?

The most common causes of fertility are:

  • Tubal infertility
  • Ovulation problems
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  • Unexplained infertility
  • Sperm Problems
  • Egg quantity and quality problems
  • Fertility and female age issues
  • Less common causes of infertility
  • Uterine problems and infertility
  • Previous vasectomy surgery
  • Infertility and endometriosis
  • Previous tubal ligation surgery
  • Infertility associated with immunological problems

  • Insemination -IUI
  • Intra cytoplasmic sperm injection- ICSI
  • Treatments of female and male infertility
  • Assisted hatching
  • Donor sperm insemination
  • IVF with blastocyst transfer
  • In Vitro -fertilisation -IVF
  • Laparoscopy for infertility
  • Egg donation -IVF using donor eggs
  • Hysteroscopy for infertility
  • Induction of ovulation for fertility
  • Ovarian stimulation
  • Tubal surgery for damaged or blocked fallopian tubes