Why and how does Secondary Infertility happen?
The inability to conceive or carry a child after previously giving birth.
Secondary Infertility affects more than 3 million women in U.S. alone. (1)
- Medical diagnosis by a fertility specialist is required for confirmation.
- Affects both men and women.
- Lab tests and imaging are often required.
- Can be physically and emotionally painful.
Even though a woman has previously conceived, carried and delivered a healthy baby, Secondary Infertility can hinder the opportunity of having a second child. It can be caused by multiple factors and can be physically and emotionally taxing for both the parents.
Ages Affected - between 13 and 35 - highly unlikely; 35 years and above - highly probable
Partially Self- diagnosable
Symptoms include the inability to conceive even after having unprotected sexual intercourse or carry the child after getting pregnant. Getting evaluated from a specialist is advisable.
People May Experience
Irregular Menstruation - Irregular or absent periods can indicate polycystic ovary syndrome
Self-Care: Avoid excessive smoking and consumption of alcohol. Maintain a healthy weight and get your sperm count checked.
Medications: Take Clomiphene Citrate and Letrozole orally to trigger the release of more eggs.
Specialists: Other treatments like intrauterine insemination and in-vitro fertilization can be done after consulting a gynecologist or fertility expert. At mfine, we offer you the best possible treatment. "