Everything you need to know about primary infertility

Primary infertility is when couples have been trying to conceive for minimum one year, but not successful and they have never been pregnant before. Secondary infertility happens when couples already have children but they have not been able to get pregnant again. If you have been trying hard to get pregnant, we from ‘Mothercare’ are going to give you some answers to help you better understand the causes.

Primary Infertility Causes

Infertility can be caused by numerous factors. Women struggling with fertility mostly have difficulty with ovulation. There are also other reasons for female infertility such as inability of the egg to attach to the uterus lining, inability of the egg to travel to the uterus, inability to produce eggs, clotting disorders, autoimmune disorders, heavy alcohol use, excessive exercising, cysts, hormonal imbalances, and more.

Primary infertility in males is usually related to problems with the sperm. Sometimes the sperm is malformed and not able to fertilize the egg. The sperm may also have problems with mobility or just not be in high enough numbers. Male infertility can also be due to smoking, older age, testicular infections, heavy alcohol use, environmental pollutants, etc.

Primary Infertility Treatments

There are numerous for infertility. Common infertility treatment includes medical procedures such as In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), Intrauterine Insemination (IUI), Fertilized Egg Transfer (FET), etc. You should be treating your body with care, which means that you should be eating a well balanced diet, and taking vitamins. You should also be exercising and using stress reduction techniques such as meditation, yoga, and acupuncture.

The best IVF center in Mumbai recommends treating your body well can give you better chances of overcoming your primary infertility and getting pregnant successfully.