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One out of six couples have difficulties conceiving. But going through a fertility investigation may be enough to help you get pregnant. And sometimes just talking to your gynacologist.
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IVF is used in all cases of involuntary childlessness. And after three attempts with IVF as many as almost two thirds are parents.
According to Dr Larry Chamley, Auckland University's associate professor of reproductive biology, male infertility is a contributing factor in about 50 percent of all couples struggling to conceive and the only factor in about one quarter of cases.
If you had no problems conceiving your first baby, you probably assume it will be the same second time around. Many couples are taken by surprise when they find they do have trouble and that this isn't unusual.
It's frustrating - and worrying - when you can't get pregnant, despite trying for months and months. Many people tell you it will happen if you don't think about it. But just not thinking about it is impossible.
Thinking about getting pregnant? Here are some tips to boost your fertility.
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