Infertility: FAQs
Difficulty in conceiving is common, experienced by one in every six couples. This frequency increases with age, especially after the age of 35
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The nightmare of fertility treatment costs; what’s the way out?
Sub-fertility is the preferred terminology for couples who have difficulties conceiving. A recent survey in Kenya suggested that about 1 in every 4 - 6 Gynecological consultations are related to sub-fertility.
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Fertility preservation in men
Dear doctor,You seem to have forgotten men in the fertility equation. I have heard so much about preserving fertility in women, what about us men? My age is advancing rapidly, without any foreseeable prospects of a suitable partner. How do I get my fertility preserved?
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Suffering a miscarriage
Unwanted pregnancy loss, commonly referred to as miscarriage, is quite devastating. Couples go through distressing emotions after a miscarriage, often craving for another pregnancy as part of the healing process.
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Banking your eggs for future use
Apple and Facebook have recently offered to pay for the cost of egg freezing as a benefit for their female employees. Frozen eggs are literally banked for use in the future, when the time is right to have a family. It’s an artificial way of fertility preservation, in attempts to negate the natural fertility decline with age.This lessens the pressure on women to conceive within certain age limits.
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