Couples are considered infertile if they are unable to conceive during one year of unprotected intercourse.
About 40 percent of fertility problems for couples are due to a medical condition in the woman.
Some reasons why women may have fertility problems include:
Treatments for infertility and helping you conceive depend largely on the reason for infertility.
You may receive medications to:
The most successful method for many women is in vitro fertilization (IVF).
Male infertility is a contributing factor for nearly half of infertile couples. Learn more about Male infertility.