Taking the First Step Toward Fertility

pregnancyThe decision to conceive a baby is one of the biggest decisions a couple will make. However, navigating the waters of fertility can sometimes be daunting. When you are ready to take that next step in life, there are resources and support that can help you take action and move past the emotional roadblocks involved with fertility.

 

Fertility Treatment Statistics

There are many factors of conceiving that are disheartening, like the cost, possible failures and other people’s fertility problems. Regardless of these issues, there are some positive figures about fertility, such as:

  • Approximately 65 percent of couples, which is more than half, who look to treatments for help conceiving are able to have children after undergoing surgery to repair the reproductive organs or taking fertility medications.
  • Over 95 percent of couples who are considered infertile do not need to have IVF, or in vitro fertilization.
  • Surprisingly, some health insurance plans may cover the partial or entire cost of both partner’s fertility tests and treatments.
  • There are multiple financing options for costs that are not covered by insurance.

If infertility is a concern, the first step is to discuss treatment options with a fertility specialist.

When couples take a proactive approach and learn more about fertility issues, they tend to gain a more positive outlook in regards to fertility treatments, tests and other types of support that they might need to become pregnant and start building a family.

There is no need to put off conception any longer if you have trouble getting pregnant. The sooner couples visit a fertility specialist, the faster any infertility problems can be diagnosed and appropriately treated.