During National Infertility Awareness Week 2015, Dr. Alan Guttmacher explores the latest research in an article in the Huffington Post. An excerpt is below:
Millions of men and women in the United States experience infertility. In fact, nearly 15 percent of U.S. couples do not become pregnant in their first year of trying. The causes vary: underlying health conditions, age, genetics, and certain environmental and lifestyle factors can all play a role. And for many couples, the cause remains frustratingly unknown.
The good news is that couples struggling with infertility now have more options than ever before. While we have much left to do, research is steadily leading to a greater understanding of infertility's causes and risk factors, better technologies, and more personalized treatments.
Read the full article .
Originally posted: April 21, 2015