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Trouble Getting Pregnant: What Is Infertility?

Are you having trouble getting pregnant? Could I have infertility?  You ask yourself.  Dr. Kerri Luzzo shares an overview of infertility including what is infertility, when to seek treatment, causes of infertility, and other factors affecting fertility she presented for Resolve New England.

Infertility, defined as the failure to achieve a successful pregnancy after 12 months of regular unprotected intercourse in women under age 35 years, or after 6 months in women over age 35 years, affects approximately 10-15 % of couples. About 85-90% of couples will conceive after one year of attempting pregnancy, the majority will conceive in the first 6 months of trying. Continue reading