- The amount of women who experience issues with their fertility is incredibly high. From 15- to 44-year-old women, more than six million have an impaired ability to get pregnant and carry a baby the entire term of the pregnancy.
- There is a relatively small gap for a woman's optimal fertility. Between the ages of 20 and 24, a woman has the highest possibility of getting pregnant.
- The decline in fertility for women begins around the age of 30-years-old. A more steady decrease begins around the age of 35 years old, and once women are at least 40 years old or more, only two-fifths of women who wish to get pregnant and have a baby will be able to do so.
- Even couples that have normal functioning reproductive systems have a small window of pregnancy. A young couple between the age of 29 to 33-years-old, even with a well-functioning reproductive system, has around a 20 to 25% chance, any month, of conceiving.
- There has been various legislation passed regarding infertile issues across the United States. Currently, 15 states have passed a law that requires insurance companies to offer some type of policy that covers infertile treatment. New York, New Jersey, Texas, Rhode Island, Ohio, West Virginia, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Montana, Illinois, Hawaii, Louisiana, Massachusetts, and Maryland are the states with active insurances coverage for infertility treatments.
- Drug therapy and surgical procedures provide a lot of treatment to those struggling with fertile issues. About 90% of cases are treated with various surgeries and drug therapies.
- There are many fertility centers across the country that can provide consultation and the required treatment to improve your chances of getting pregnant, no matter the situation.
- Of the 44% of women who have tried medical treatment to fix their fertile issues, about 65% of them were able to give birth after treatment.
Women go through many struggles over their lifetime, and one of the biggest problems is infertility, which affects more people in the U.S. than you might have originally thought. Here are some facts about infertility in the United States:
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