Are you trying to get pregnant unsuccessfully? At Capital Women’s Care in Leesburg and Sterling, Virginia and surrounding areas, women are nurtured, supported, and guided through the challenging landscape of infertility. If you’re ready to try medical interventions to conceive, you’ll find a team of expert physicians ready to guide you on this journey. Book an appointment today.
Infertility is defined as the inability to get pregnant after at least 12 months of unprotected sex. If you have trouble conceiving, you’re not alone: about 10-15% of couples in the U.S. are infertile.
The causes of infertility are varied. Sometimes they are rooted in a medical issue within the female partner, the male partner, or both partners. Some common causes of infertility are:
In some cases, women also have unexplained infertility, which means the physician can’t find a root cause.
Since the causes of infertility are many, your physician might recommend different tests. These may include:
As a complex condition, infertility is treated on an individual basis. Possible treatments might include:
If infertility is due to the male partner, he may need a different series of treatments, like medication or sperm retrieval, and occasionally surgery to improve your odds of conceiving.
If you have questions about infertility and would like to speak with a qualified OB/GYN, book your appointment at Capital Women’s Care today.