Not being able to have a baby can be a sad experience. About 15-20% of married couples in India, in the reproductive age group are infertile. Infertility in India is on an increase and the major causes being cited are urbanization, pollution, stress, chemical exposure, competitiveness, career preference etc.
Sometimes our body does not operate the way it should which can lead to many health complications. If you are not able to conceive naturally, it can potentially mean that you or your partner has a health problem. Your doctor will recommend some fertility tests in a basic infertility evaluation. These tests are generally done over the course of a menstrual cycle(approximately one month).
The common reasons that lead to infertility include:
Certain other causes of infertility are:
Advances in modern medicine have made it possible for couples with fertility problems longing for a baby to realize their dream. Your doctor will take a detailed history of the couple, do clinical examination and recommend the tests as required. Depending on your history and findings of clinical examination and investigations, your doctor will recommend treatment options.
The different modes of treatment that are offered in India include:
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