Not being able to have children is usually a source of great emotional turmoil. Men and women often take it for granted that they will be able to. Many couples who have trouble conceiving start looking for medical help at some point. A number of different treatments are available, depending on the possible causes of infertility.
Problems conceiving a child are considered to be “infertility” if a couple has regularly had sex without contraception for one year and the woman hasn't become pregnant.
Ovulatory dysfunction or decreased ovarian reserve (about 20%)
Tubal dysfunction and pelvic lesions (about 30%)
Abnormal cervical mucus (≤ 5%)
Unidentified factors (about 10%)
Damage to a fallopian tube or an ovary
Fibroids or endometriosis
Inability to conceive often leads to feelings of frustration, anger, guilt, resentment, and inadequacy.
Couples wishing to conceive are encouraged to have frequent intercourse when conception is most likely—during the 6 days, and particularly the 3 days, before ovulation. Ovulation is most likely to occur about 14 days before the onset of the next menstrual period.