Most common causes of secondary infertility - Evewoman


Most common causes of secondary infertility

Secondary infertility is the inability to become pregnant despite having regular unprotected sex for at least one year, or not being able to carry a baby to term despite previously having given birth to a baby. Secondary infertility shares many of the same causes of primary infertility. Here are some of the most common causes of secondary infertility as explained by Dr Kireki Omanwa:

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  • Infertility, Secondary Infertility, Family Planning, Pregnancy, Motherhood, Family,
  • You are a woman aged 35 and above
  • You are a man whose sperm count and quality is low – especially men aged 50 and above
  • You are a woman with polycystic ovary syndrome
  • You are overweight or obese
  • You drink too much alcohol and smoke
  • Your fallopian tubes are blocked from infections such as gonorrhea
  • You are a woman suffering from endometriosis or fibroids

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