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Causes of female infertility

If you’ve been trying to get pregnant without success, there are a few things which might be causing a problem. A woman’s fertility can be affected by: 

  • Age
  • Lifestyle
  • Ovulation disorders – see the information on the female cycle above
  • Issues in the Fallopian tubes
  • Endometriosis
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Secondary infertility
  • Miscarriage

Have sex one to two days before ovulation and during ovulation. 

Typically, a woman has a 28 day cycle and ovulates on day 14.

Sperm can live at their healthiest inside a woman for two to five days.

An egg lives for only a few hours after ovulation.

The key is to look out for changes in your cervical secretions. After your period you can feel quite dry for a day or so and then get a sticky, whitish type of secretion. Then, leading into ovulation, the secretion from your vagina will change to a clear, sticky, mucus-like discharge - a bit like egg white.