Female Infertility Myths/Facts

April 21, 2018

Infertility refers to an inability to conceive an embryo or to aid conception in spite of unrestricted sexual co-habitation, is a vital reproductive issue that plagues many individuals. There are so many people out there who face this problem despite all that they’ve tried. There are several reasons for infertility in both females and males. Female infertility denotes being unable to support ovulation, fertilization or implantation due to physical, anatomical, mental and even psychological reasons. Regarding this topic, society and science have come up with several black and white as well as grey ideas.


Myths or woolly conceptions regarding infertility in women

Stress is a major cause for infertility: With this thought in mind, it would have been impossible for any busy woman (especially a working one) to conceive at all. Regular work-load, minor family problems within safe calibration have no effect on inhibiting fertility. Stress may however cause delayed ovulation.

Infertility always lies in the woman: Absolutely not. Infertility is a condition that can be present in either males or females (or both). However, for time immemorial, women have been shunned by society for inability to become pregnant. This is wrong!

Adoption of a child may remove infertility: Adopting a child who lacks what you could give your unborn instead might be the greatest act in the world! However, it’s not logical that adoption might redeem you from your infertility.

True facts regarding infertility in women

Healthy females can be infertile: This is very true. A woman, who on the outside looks pretty healthy and doesn’t possess any mental or physical disorders can also be infertile. Not always does a reproductively infertile woman have other physical or mental disorders. Fertility is not always related to health.

PCOS may prevent pregnancy: PCOS, or Poly-Cystic Ovarian Syndrome, is a disorder that may affect women of all ages. This condition prevents release of an egg during ovulation and may therefore, lead to infertility.

Young females are safe from infertility: Although it’s not refuted that infertility might be a regressive disorder that comes with age due to lifestyle changes, it might even be congenital or affect young women due to myriads of reasons, including hormonal imbalance.

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