What you should know about Female Infertility

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Speaking of infertility, this time we would like to discuss about female infertility.

Let’s say a woman has regular sexual intercourse, doesn’t use any type of contraceptive methods and doesn’t get pregnant for 1 to 2 years then it can be defined as infertility.

Causes of infertility

(1). PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome)

(2).Premature ovarian failure

(3) Damage to fallopian tubes

(4) Uterine and cervical causes

(5)Too old to get pregnant

(6) Being infected with sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia and gonorrhea

(7) Excessive drinking and smoking

(8) History of miscarriage


If you use any kind of contraceptives, there can be missed period, different ovulation period and for some women it may take months after stopping birth control for their menstruation to return. But using modern contraceptives don’t make any negative impact on fertility. But you have to remember one thing that you need to use the FDA certified contraceptive products.

Click on this link to learn more about FDA certified contraceptive products.


After examining, doctors would recommend following factors to infertile women for pregnancy if they don’t have any serious health problems.

  • Changing lifestyle and eating habit
  • Have sexual intercourse during your fertile period
  • Reduce stress
  • Limit smoking, drinking and caffeine

When should you get treatment?

Women whose menstrual cycle is longer than 35 days, women whose menstrual cycle is shorter than 21 days and absent menstrual cycle should see OG doctor (Obstetrics And Gynecology) as soon as possible.

Reference; Mayoclinic.org

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