Female Infertility: What to Do and How to Cope
The conception journey can be a long one, “The chance of getting pregnant, even for a young healthy couple, is not more than 20 percent, or one in five, every month,” said Dr. Alan Copperman. A number of factors for women — including whether she smokes, is over 35, or is obese or underweight — can nudge these chances down further, and medical conditions such as polycystic ovary syndrome, endometriosis, diabetes and thyroid disease can also make getting pregnant harder. Here’s how to determine your risk for infertility, and how to manage if you’re diagnosed.
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