Fertility can be very funny thing. While some couple are able to conceive naturally with seemingly no difficulties or problems at all, others often struggle and rely on different types of IVF treatments in order to achieve their goal of conceiving.
If you’re having trouble conceiving naturally, it’s natural and expected to experience feelings of sadness, frustration, and even low self worth. However, it’s imperative to realize that infertility is an extremely common challenge that thousands of couples in America face every year.
For example, even a young, healthy couple between the ages of 29 and 30 with normal reproductive systems only have a 20-25% chance of being able to conceive in during any given month. While it’s true that a woman’s fertility naturally diminishes as she ages, men also face infertility problems as well.
Thankfully, there are a number of infertility treatments that can allow you to conceive. Depending on your state and employer, IVF costs may be covered by your health insurance provider or your employer. As the popularity of IVF treatments continues to increase, more and more employers and health insurance providers are assisting couples with IVF costs.
However, there are certain factors that can affect your chances of being able to conceive, whether it be via natural methods or using IVF. Chronic health conditions such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol can impact fertility in both men and women. Therefore, it’s important to work closely with your doctor and fertility specialist in order to determine which treatment options are best given your the current state of your health. Read more.