Did you know that an estimated one out of six couples attempting pregnancy will have fertility challenges? If you are struggling with this issue, you are not alone.
What are your chances of getting pregnant?
For fertile couples, the chance of achieving a successful pregnancy is:
- 20% for any given month;
- 57% within three months of trying;
- 75% within six months;
- 90% within one year and;
- 95% within two years of attempting pregnancy.
The ability to achieve a successful pregnancy declines with age:
- Fertility declines in men after age 50.
- Fertility declines in women after age 30.
- Before age 25, 4% of women have difficulty achieving a successful pregnancy.
- For women between 26 to 34 years, 13% have difficulty having a baby.
- For women between 35 to 39 years, 25% have difficulty conceiving.
- By age 40, 34% of women attempting pregnancy will have difficulty achieving pregnancy.
What can you do if you are having trouble getting pregnant?
There are positive steps you can take. Educate yourself on the causes of infertility and the treatment options available. Tend to your physical health and well-being. Seek support to handle the emotions that accompany infertility. And, most importantly, find the right physician and facility that will work together with you to explore all opportunities.
No matter what your situation, we will work with you toward a solution. We’ve helped a range of people: from women who simply want to preserve their fertility for the future through egg freezing, to those who have gone through multiple pregnancies without success, to cancer patients and survivors whose medical treatments present the risk of infertility. At Fertility Centers of New England, our team keeps on top of the latest advances in assisted reproductive technology and tailors treatment for each person.
Contact us to schedule your free initial consultation. We are here for you.