Female Infertility, an obstacle that needs safe negotiation

Our Nation and its young population are fighting a new disorder, Infertility. Infertility is a condition that affects approximately 1 out of every 6 couples. Stress levels, unhealthy eating habits, and many other factors are contributing to this rising disorder. When the cause of infertility exists within the female partner, it is referred to as

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in vitro fertilization

IVF-In vitro Fertilization for Successful Aided Conception

IVF along with Gamete Intrafallopian Transfer (GIFT) and Zygote Intrafallopian Transfer (ZIFT), accounts for almost 99% of all assisted conceptions. But the chance of success also depends upon the woman’s age. In a woman 35 or under, chance of successful conception is 45-50%. Between 35-40 years, rate of success is 28-35%, at 41, the rate is 20% and once the woman is 42 or older, the rate of successful conception falls to a mere 3%.

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stress reduction to aid conception

Can Stress Reduction Aid Conception?

The mind body approaches of stress reduction that reduce anxiety and increase relaxation may normalize menstrual cycles, improve the health of both egg and sperm, and increase the likelihood of fertilization and implantation. Reduced stress also means an improved quality of relationships and life for the couple that could otherwise be going through increasing frustration at being unable to conceive.

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