Archive for September 6th, 2016

    What Is IVF and How Can It Help You Conceive?


    What is IVF, or in vitro fertilization? IVF is an assisted reproductive procedure that helps couples conceive. As a 2013 Gallup poll found, the overwhelming majority of adults in the U.S. — over 90% — either have children, want them, or wish they had had them when they were younger. Many couples find it difficult to conceive naturally, though. If you and your partner are struggling with infertility, IVF might be an option for you.

    What percentage of couples have trouble conceiving?
    Having problems with fertility isn?t rare. In fact, 12% of married couples have trouble conceiving or carrying a baby to term. Infertility can have many causes ? it can stem from blocked fallopian tubes, low sperm count, or a combination of other factors. Sometimes the causes of infertility are unknown.


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