Infertility | Reproductive Health | Factors
That Prevent Pregnancy | NextMamas.

Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant despite having frequent, unprotected sex for at least a year for most couples. Infertility may result from an issue with either you or your partner or a combination of factors that prevent pregnancy.
Most Couples eventually conceive with or without treatment.
There may be no other obvious symptoms. Sometimes, women with infertility may have irregular or absent menstrual periods. In some cases, men with infertility may have some signs of hormonal problems, such as changes in hair growth or sexual function.



  • Ovulation disorders such as PCOS.
  • Cervical abnormalities.
  • Uterine tube blockage.
  • Endometriosis.
  • Early Menopause.
  • Pelvic adhesions.


  • Abnormal sperm count.
  • Premature ejaculations.
  • Smoking.
  • Drinking.
  • Environmental factors.

Risk Factors:

  • Age.
  • Smoking.
  • Drinking.
  • Overweight or underweight.

Prevention is only possible by reducing the risk factors and getting proper treatment from your healthcare provider.


Author: Dr. Iram Gill

Dr. Iram Gill is an MBBS doctor by profession and a Content Writer by passion. She is a mother as well and has observed the health-related challenges faced by mothers and babies. She wants to play her part in increasing access and support for breastfeeding and maternal health problems.


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