Many couples suffer from infertility in silence due to the fear of conviction from friends, strangers, and family. Whereas any parent may be responsible for infertility, women are mostly on the receiving end before the problem is identified. University Reproductive Associates (URA) offers advanced infertility and reproductive medicine in Wayne, NJ, Hoboken, NJ, and Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, through a personalized approach to each infertility case.
What is Infertility
Infertility is the lack of ability to sire after twelve months of trying for women below 35 and six months for women above 35. Pregnancies ending in stillbirth or miscarriage are also signs of infertility in women of all age brackets.
While the risk of infertility spreads evenly across both sexes, women in infertile relationships bear the guilt and blame after fruitless attempts. Recent studies show that in one-third of infertile cases, women account for one-third, men comprise one-third, while both couples and unknown causes account for an additional one-third of the cases.
Causes of Infertility
In women, infertility results from complications related to ovulation. For every menstrual cycle, the ovaries release eggs for fertilization. Women unable to produce viable eggs for fertilization cannot get pregnant.
Infertility may also arise from deformities like clogged fallopian tubes altering the function and structure of female reproductive organs.
Other gynecological conditions increasing the risk of infertility include:
· Uterine septum
· Endometrial polyps
· Uterine fibroids
· Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
Medical conditions responsible for infertility in women may also include diabetes, thyroid disease, and elevated prolactin (hormone regulating lactation).
About Infertility Evaluations at URA
The University of Reproductive Associates completes a comprehensive diagnosis and evaluation to determine the root cause of infertility. Your provider uses exhaustive questions about your medical history, gynecological history, partner’s medical history, and family history of both to determine the most effective approach to your sterility.
Your provider uses a comprehensive examination, including physicals, lab work, and pelvic exams, to collect more information. Diagnostic testing like MRI and ultrasound are also ideal for pointing out deformities responsible for the loss of fertility.
The team at URA may recommend lab work from your partner to improve the chances of success in successive attempts.
Treatment for Infertility
Fertility specialists at URA consider the results of your diagnosis and evaluation to draft a personalized approach. Innovative solutions for your infertility include:
§ In vitro fertilization (IVF)
§ Prescription medication for healthier ovulation
§ Surgical removal of barriers affecting implantation
§ Intrauterine insemination (IUI)
The team also focuses on addressing your problem from the root cause.
Other Services Offered at URA
Specialists at the University of Reproductive Associates also specialize in:
ü Egg freezing
ü In vitro fertilization
ü Recurrent pregnancy loss
ü Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
ü Intrauterine insemination
ü Fertility preservation
ü Third-party reproduction donor
The University of Reproductive Associates is dedicated to helping more families battle the stigma of childlessness. The practice employs a fully personalized treatment addressing specific factors responsible for miscarriages or lack of fertilization. You may contact URA via phone or use online tools to book an appointment or make relevant inquiries at your convenience.