Current Approaches to Fertility Treatment, "What is Best for You".
February 23, 2016•9 min
Infertility is defined as the failure to conceive after one year of unprotected sexual intercourse.In the United States approximately 15-20 percent of married couples will experience some degree of infertility. This means that one in six couples will need professional assistance.A diagnosis of infertility, however, does not mean that becoming pregnant is impossible.To completely evaluate the reproductive potential of a couple, the physician must see the couple together to facilitate treatment. Infertility can be a multi-factor problem, where several conditions when presented alone are not so important but when added together could markedly influence the reproductive potential of a couple. Therefore, a systematic, simultaneous basic evaluation should be implemented on both spouses.Alan Martinez, MD is here to discuss your fertility options and what is best for your individual situation.