Infertility - PERLA Health


Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant for at least a year despite having frequent, unprotected sex. For women who are 35 and older, it’s sometimes defined as 6 months without conceiving successfully. There are many reasons for infertility. For female infertility, PCOS is the most common cause.


  1. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Infertility FAQs. (accessed 5. August 2020)
  2. Mayo Clinic. Female infertility. (accessed 5. August 2020)
  3. NHS UK. Infertility. (accessed 5. August 2020)

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