When I was in my late 40s, my gynecologist suggested I get a hysterectomy. My periods were irregular but painful. It was a nuisance because I was spotting all the time. The doctor said it’s a simple surgery and I’d feel much better afterward. I scheduled the surgery without even wondering, “Do I really need a hysterectomy?
One of the saddest and most life-changing decisions of my life was to finally make an appointment with a fertility doctor. My husband and I were both almost 40 years old. We’d been trying to get pregnant for over a year. We’d read enough pregnancy books and visited enough infertility websites to recognize the signs of fertility problems.
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No, infertility rates are not increasing. Here, fertility doctors explain three reasons infertility rates are not increasing — this is one of the fascinating morsels in 100 Questions & Answers About Infertility ! Women aren’t getting pregnant any less today than they did 50 years ago. This infertility book also explains why women aren’t conceiving babies.
“Approximately 80% to 85% of couples who are trying to become pregnant will successfully conceive within a year,” writes John Gordon, MD and Michael DiMattina, MD in 100 Questions & Answers About Infertility. “Thus infertility is defined as the inability to achieve a pregnancy within 12 months of unprotected intercourse.”
If you’ve been trying to get pregnant for at least a year – and can’t conceive – then you may be coping with infertility. For everything you could think to ask about infertility and baby-making, read 100 Questions & Answers About Infertility. And, read on to learn why people think infertility rates are increasing….Read More »Are Infertility Rates Increasing? Fertility Doctors Say “No”
Did you know that the largest cell in the human body is the female egg and the smallest is the male sperm? That’s a surprising facts about fertility!
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