In general, infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant (conceive) after one year (or longer) of unprotected sex. Because fertility in women is known to decline steadily with age, some providers evaluate and treat women aged 35 years or older after six months of unprotected sex. Couples who are facing infertility should consider making an appointment with a reproductive specialist to support and guide the couple through this.
Infertility may result from a several problems which the physician will be able to give you optiosn for treatment.
A woman’s chances of having a baby decrease rapidly every year after the age of 35. There are some health problems also increase the risk of infertility. So, couples with the following signs or symptoms should not delay seeing their health care provider when they are trying to become pregnant:
Irregular periods or no menstrual periods.
Very painful periods.
More than one miscarriage.
Suspected male factor (i.e., history of testicular trauma, hernia surgery, chemotherapy, or infertility with another partner).
It is a good idea for any woman and her partner to talk to a reproductive specialist before trying to get pregnant. They can help you get your body ready for a healthy baby and can also answer questions on fertility, and give tips on conceiving.
Services and procedures available
Management and counselling of the infertile couples