Infertility

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about infertility.

What is infertility?

Infertility is the inability to conceive a child after one year of sexual intercourse without using birth control, according to the American Congress of Obstetricians and GynecologistsOff Site Icon. Infertility can be caused by many things and affects women and men, according to the ACOG.

The American Academy of Family PhysiciansOff Site Icon, estimates that 10 to 15 out of every 100 couples has trouble getting pregnant in one year.

For more information about infertility, talk to your doctor.

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Source: Steven Lindheim, MD, Wright State Physicians