A scan of news headlines can leave you feeling overwhelmed about infertility risk factors.
Will household products containing endocrine disrupting chemicals lower your chances for getting pregnant?
Is a woman with an apple-shaped figure less fertile?
Do self-tanners lower my chances?
The number-one risk factor, according to fertility specialist Dr. Mark Rispler, is maternal age.
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) advises women over 35 to see a fertility specialist (reproductive endocrinologist) after 6 months of trying to get pregnant.
Innovative Fertility Center lists other female infertility risk factors on its website. Educate yourself to take preventive action that can protect and preserve your fertility.
5 fertility enhancers you can initiate now:
- Maintain a healthy weight
- Quit smoking
- Curb your intake of alcoholic beverages
- Schedule regular Pap smears
- Practice safe sex to avoid sexually transmitted disease
Know the facts about infertility. The causes of infertility can be attributed equally to male factors and female factors, so see a fertility specialist like Dr. Rispler if you have experienced trouble conceiving.
To schedule an appointment with Innovative Fertility Center, contact us here or explore our website to learn more about infertility risk factors.