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Female infertility

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Female infertility - MyDr.com.au

There are several factors that can affect a woman's fertility. Treatments are available for many of the causes of female infertility and assisted reproductive technology such as IVF can help some women get pregnant.

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Fertility tests and treatments

There are different tests available to determine your fertility, and a number of fertility treatments available to both and your partner if you are struggling to fall pregnant.

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Infertility treatment | Jean Hailes

There are many reasons a woman may have difficulty becoming pregnant. There are a number of things you can do to increase the likelihood of becoming pregnant including lifestyle changes, surgery, hormone treatment and Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART).

Read more on Jean Hailes for Women's Health website

Infertility

Many people take time to fall pregnant, but infertility is when a woman doesn't fall pregnant after having 12 months of regular unprotected sex.

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All about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) | Jean Hailes

Read about causes, signs and symptoms of PCOS, as well as diagnosis and treatments available to help. Jean Hailes is Australia's leader in women's health.

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The Pink Elephants Support Network - Female Fertility Issues - Pink Elephants

The Pink Elephants Support Network are a not for profit charity, formed to support women through miscarriage, pregnancy loss and beyond.

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Smoking and fertility

We all know that smoking can cause cancer, heart disease and a range of other health problems. Many smokers don’t realise that smoking can also affect both men’s and women’s fertility.

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Infertility in men - Better Health Channel

A couple isn't suspected of fertility problems until they have tried and failed to conceive for one year.

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Fact sheets | Your Fertility

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common hormonal condition affecting women in their reproductive years

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Endometriosis | Your Fertility

Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue that lines the uterus also grows in other areas of the body

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