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This can be a scary, stressful time for patients, particularly because there are so many unanswered questions. One thing you can do to help your decision process and reduce your anxiety is to become more informed and have a better understanding of infertility.
Understanding Factors that Affect Infertility
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.
Age & Infertility
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.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Types of Infertility
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.
Q. What's New In Fertility Treatment?
What new developments are available to help patients struggling with infertility? Mark Surrey, M.D., Medical Director and co-founder of Southern California Reproductive Center, describes the EmbryoScope, the newest technology to help patients at SCRC.
Q. When Does Fertility Become an Issue?
Infertility becomes an issue in a woman’s mid-thirties because the egg supply a woman is born with diminishes throughout her life.