One in six Australian couples will have a fertility issue at some point in their lives and one in 10 couples will have trouble conceiving their second child. You are not alone.
Don’t panic, your fertility journey doesn’t have to be an express service straight to IVF. Some simple changes can improve your chance of conceiving naturally.
It's important to remember the emotions, worries and thoughts you are currently trying to deal with are valid and common. You are not alone. Read on
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It might not seem like it when you’re climbing out of bed to attend a first birthday party for the third Sunday in a row, but infertility is actually quite common in Australia. One in six Australian couples will experience some form of infertility during their relationship - that’s at least two guys from your football team or about five people from your high school maths class.
But fertility in men isn’t really something you talk about with your mates is it? So much of how society rates you as a man is wrapped up in ideas of virility. Advertising bombards you with images of men as all conquering players … on horses. So what do you do when it’s not working and your partner isn’t getting pregnant - despite your best efforts?
The first thing to remember is that you’re not alone.
As we said above, infertility is experienced by one in six couples and the cause is just as likely to be complications with the man as it is to be the woman.
On your side of things, the main causes of fertility problems in men are:
The reasons behind these three causes are usually fairly easy to work out and your Genea Fertility Specialist or, if you live in the Sydney area, Genea's Fertility GP can conduct some simple tests to find out why.
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You might also find it interesting to read some male perspectives and fertility stats on the issue including:
Journalist Steve Dow’s article on male age-related infertility called Time’s up, mate.
Male Fertility testing - Understanding the testing process
Male testing - Sperm: Here’s the down-low
Tackling a male taboo – talking fertility