Physicians define infertility as when a woman is not able to become pregnant after having unprotected, frequent sex for six months to a year. That may be due to a single cause in either partner or a combination of factors. Dr. Ramirez wants his patients to know that there are proven, effective, and safe therapies that can significantly increase their likelihood of becoming pregnant.
In general, a couple should see a doctor if they have been trying on a regular basis to conceive for six months to a year without success.
A woman should consider seeking medical help sooner if she:
A man should consider seeking medical help sooner if he:
Three common therapies are:
IVF involves stimulating and retrieving multiple mature eggs from a woman, fertilizing them with a man's sperm in a dish in a lab, and implanting the embryos in the uterus.
Johannes Ramirez, MD accepts most major medical insurance plans. Here is a short-list of just some of the most popular plans we accept. Please contact our office if you do not see your insurance provider listed.
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