1. What is infertility?

Infertility is the inability to conceive after a long period of time (2 years in women under 35 years and 6 months in women over 35 years). Difficulties in conceiving a baby occurs in between 10 and 15% of couples in their fertility age. The reasons for that can be in men, women or in both partners.

2. Causes of infertility

In women the main reasons for infertility are damaged fallopian tubes, lack of ovulation, reduced or poor ovarian reserve, endometriosis, problems with the uterus and etc.
Over the last decade, the male infertility factor is playing an increasingly prominent role. According to statistics about 40% of cases in infertility in the family are caused by male infertility. The most common problems of the male partner are associated with reduced sperm count, reduced/low motility and abnormal morphology of the spermatozoa, as well as the presence of antisperm antibodies.

3. Methods for infertility treatment:

- Drug and surgical treatment in men
- Ovarian stimulation in women
- In vitro fertilization
- ICSI (Intracytoplasmic Sperm Injection)
- IUI (intrauterine insemination)
- Donor sperm/eggs