Pregnancy Miracle - Treatment For Infertile Couples

By: Katie Adler

Infertility is said to exist when a pregnancy has not occurred after at least one year of unprotected sexual intercourse or coitus. About 14% of couples in the United States are infertile. In about 40% of couples with an infertility problem, the cause of infertility is multifactorial; in about 30% of couples, it is the man who is infertile; 20% to 25% of couples experience ovulatory failure; another 20% experience tubal, vaginal, or uterine problems as the cause of their infertility. In as many as 25% of couples, no known cause of infertility can be discovered despite all the diagnostic tests currently available. Now, the question is this: What is the treatment for infertile couples?
Management of infertility focuses on correction of any underlying problem that was discovered upon assessment. Such underlying causes include chronic disease, inadequate hormone production, endometriosis, or infection. Increasing sperm count and motility, reducing the presence of infection, hormone therapy, and surgery are just some of the ways in which these problems may be addressed.
Couples can also benefit from some practical information on how to increase the chances of achieving conception on their own. If ovulation, sperm production, or sperm mobility problems cannot be addressed, assisted reproductive strategies are available. Examples of assisted reproductive techniques include artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization (IVF), gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT), and surrogate embryo transfer.
For some couples, even treatment with infertility with procedures may not successful, and so they need to consider still other options such as alternatives to childbirth. These include surrogate mothers, adoption, and even child-free living.
Many marriage customs, such as throwing rice, originate from old rituals to promote fertility. From the existence of these common rituals, we can see the importance of having children for the average couple and society as a whole. One of the National Health Goals identified by Health People 2010 directly addresses the problem of infertility; thus, the availability of all these types of treatment for infertile couples.

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