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What is Infertility?

Dr. Richika Sahay Shukla 92% (551 ratings)
DNB (Obstetrics and Gynecology), MBBS
IVF Specialist, Delhi  •  17 years experience
What is Infertility?
  • Infertility is the inability to conceive after one year of unprotected intercourse in a couple less than 30 yrs of age . If the couple is more than 35 yrs (female) then they should seek help after six months of unprotected intercourse.
  • Infertility is primary as well as secondary . In primary infertility a couple has never conceived before but in a case of secondary infertility couple has conceived before but is unable to conceive now.
  • There are various factors which cause infertility . These can be male factor, female factor , both male and female.
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