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Fertility is a complex issue and if you are having difficulties conceiving, we understand the stress you are all going through!! Not knowing when you will get there and what it's going to take to get you there are only some of your difficulties. You want information........ but whatever you read is ... Read More »
Did you know that maternal age has an impact on birth defects?
Clinical studies that have looked at the US population have shown that the incidence of birth defects at 26 years of age was 2.7% and rose to 3.4% at 37 years of age. This therefore suggests the significant impact of maternal age on the incidence of birth defects. ... Read More »
Endometriosis is likely to recur even after surgical treatment?
Recurrence of endometriosis is common. 10-15% will have a recurrence at 1 year and up to 40-50% at 5 years follow-up. Can this be avoided? Yes. Studies have suggested that the use of the oral contraceptive pill (COCP) can help to reduce the risk of recurrence. We strongly recommend that all patie ... Read More »
That the risk of miscarriage in women who conceive at the age of 45 years or beyond is approximately 93%?
There is a distinct relationship between age and the risk of miscarriage. Read more in the sub-section 'miscarriages' in 'patient information'. ... Read More »
That up to 48% of women with infertility may have endometriosis in comparison to only about 5% of women who don't have a fertility problem? ... Read More »