There are a number of factors that can affect one's ability to reproduce, such as a woman's age, the consumption of alcohol and even a low body mass index.
The ideal age for conception is between 25 and 35 years of age. There are now many new fertility treatment options available for older women.Learn more
Women with a low body mass index (typically, less than 85% of their normal "BMI") have a more difficult with conception and starting a family.Learn more
SCRC offers a wide variety of fertility treatments and IVF is not the only option. Don't delay a visit to a fertility specialist if you have difficulty conceiving.Learn more
More than 7 million couple encounter a fertility issue and can place a good deal of stress on relationships with each other.Learn more
Heavy consumption has been associated with increased rates of menstrual abnormality, miscarriage, and harmful effects on the fetus.Learn more
Surrogacy involves a third-party carrying the pregnancy for intended parents when their bodies are incapable of doing so.Learn more
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Are there different types of infertility? Yes, says Mark Surrey, M.D., Medical Director and co-founder of Southern California Reproductive Center. Dr. Surrey explains some women have a type of infertility that prevents them from ever conceiving on their own, while others suffer from a secondary form of the condition.
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