Infertility affects 10-12% of couples of reproductive age. It is defined as the inability of a couple to conceive following 12 months of unprotected intercourse.
The endometrium is the inside lining of the uterus which is shed and regenerated with every menstrual cycle.
Women with ovulatory dysfunction may fail to ovulate (anovulation) or have disordered/sporadic ovulation (oligo-ovulation).
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is an ovulation disorder affecting
up to 10% of reproductive-aged women.
Ovarian reserve refers to a woman’s ability to conceive and deliver a live birth.
Premature ovarian failure (POF) is a distressing diagnosis given to
approximately 1% of reproductive-aged women.
In natural unassisted conception, the fallopian tubes play an
integral part in establishing pregnancy.
The cervix is an extension of the lower uterus which protrudes into
the vaginal vault.
In order for the normal implantation process to take
place, the uterine environment must be safe to the developing embryo.
Male factor can contribute to a couple’s infertility in up to 40% of
Pregnancy loss is a devastating experience with physical and
emotional ramifications that are often poorly tolerated.