What is infertility, sterility, and how do they differ?
Infertility refers to couples who get pregnant but not able to carry the pregnancy to term with a newborn.
What is an assisted reproduction centre and why Latid?
In Latid we have this and more. We work tirelessly, we walk with you step-by-step, and sailed next to you the complex waters of infertility with the same goal: to see a life being born.
What is primary infertility and secondary infertility?
Infertility or secondary infertility refers to couples who have already been able to become pregnant at least once and already have children, but now have not been able to become pregnant and carry the pregnancy to term.
What are the causes of infertility or secondary infertility?
The older maternal age and the decrease of the ovarian reserve are the major reasons for secondary infertility. From the age of 35 years about women's fertility begins to decrease dramatically. For this reason, there may be difficulty in achieving a pregnancy, although a few years ago, the couple could achieve this easily. May also appear alterations associated with the first pregnancy or health problems that are inactive at the time of first conception as, for example, diabetes, hyperprolactinemia, endometriosis, etc
What are the symptoms of infertility in women?
When to seek help depends on your age.
- Up to 35 years of age, most doctors recommend that you try to get pregnant for at least a year before the analysis or treatment.
- If you are between 35 and 40 years talk about your concerns with the doctor after having tried for over 6 months.
- If you have more than 40 years, it is possible that the doctor wants to start the analysis or treatment right away.
It is possible that the doctor will also want to perform analysis or treatment immediately if you or your partner have fertility problems known, or if you have a history of irregular periods or painful, pelvic inflammatory disease, repeated miscarriages, cancer treatment, or endometriosis.
What are the main causes of infertility in women?
- Ovulation disorders such as: polycystic ovary syndrome, dysfunction in the hypothalamus, premature ovarian failure and high levels of prolactin.
- Damage or obstructions in the fallopian tubes: pelvic inflammatory disease, previous surgery in the abdomen or pelvis, tuberculosis, pelvic.
- Endometriosis occurs when the tissue that normally grows in the uterus it implants and grows in other places. This extra growth of tissue —and its surgical removal— can cause scarring, which may block the fallopian tubes and prevent the egg and sperm join. Endometriosis can also affect the lining of the uterus, and disrupt the implantation of the fertilized egg.
- Causes uterine: polyps, scarring from endometriosis, congenital uterine abnormalities, cervical stenosis.
- Unexplained infertility: sometimes, the cause of infertility is never found. A combination of several factors minors in both members of the couple could cause fertility problems unexplained.
What are the main causes of infertility in men?
- Low semen quality.
- Hereditary factors.
- Ejaculation retrograde.
- An undescended testicle.
- Widespread diseases or infectious diseases.
A semen analysis is done to provide the necessary information to measure the quantity and quality of sperm.
I have already had children before, how could I present a case of infertility?
How you can avoid or prevent the sterility or infertility?
- Maintain a healthy body weight as the women both with over-weight and under weight, may be at greater risk of ovulation disorders.
- Stop smoking because smoking has countless negative effects for your health in general, even in fertility.
- Avoid alcohol, since excessive alcohol consumption can cause decreased fertility.
- Reduces and controls the stress, as has been often shown that couples who suffer from psychological stress are less effective in assisted reproduction treatments.
What infertility is more common in men or in women?
However, it should be noted that the age of female is a determining factor in cases of infertility as the ideal age to have children is between 25 and 35 years old, from out of the 35 female fertility decreases significantly, and from the age of 45, the possibility of an occasional pregnancy is very low.
What age is the determining factor in infertility?
How do I know when I am ovulating?
- Cervical fluid: during menstrual cycle, your cervical fluid changes form depending on the phase in which we find ourselves. At the approach of ovulation, it appears the cervical mucus and increases its amount, presenting a sticky consistency and elastic.
- Bbt: basal body temperature is the one that we present when we state a time at rest. This slightly increases when we are ovulating, and is detected only with a basal thermometer.
- Changes in the cervix: during ovulation, the cervix is positioned higher, it is softer and is more open.