Generally speaking, an infertility evaluation is recommended if:
You’re under 35 and haven’t become pregnant after 12 months of regular intercourse without any type of contraception.
You’re over 35 and haven’t become pregnant after trying for six consecutive months.
There are five fundamental steps required for pregnancy to occur:
Any interruption to this process will prevent pregnancy from occurring. In other cases, infertility may be caused by:
The best way to get an answer to this question is to contact Shenandoah Women’s Healthcare for a fertility consultation.
When you meet with one of our providers, they’ll perform a thorough evaluation of your overall health and risk factors that may be harming your chances of becoming pregnant.
If you’ve been trying to conceive for over a year (six months if you’re over 35), they’ll begin an infertility evaluation, where they will:
Throughout your infertility evaluation, their providers will be available to answer any and all questions you have. It’s important that you fully understand your reproductive health and all of the options available.
There are a variety of risk factors that reduce your chances of becoming pregnant. When you meet with one of our providers, we’ll take a close look at possible risk factors, including:
Feel free to email us regarding any scheduling or general questions!