What is infertility?
Infertility is the inability to get pregnant after trying for at least 1 year without using birth control. About 15% of couples are infertile.
How often are male factors involved?
About one-third of cases of infertility are caused by male factors alone. A combination of male and female factors causes about one-third of cases of infertility.
When should I see a doctor?
Usually, a couple should wait to see a doctor until after they've tried to get pregnant for a year. However, it's okay to see a doctor sooner, especially if the woman's age may be a factor.
Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff