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Not Conceiving as Soon as Expected?

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Maybe you thought you’d get pregnant within a few months of deciding to ditch your birth control and try for a baby. And now, you’re wondering if you could be infertile.

As it turns out, the way medical professionals define the word is more complicated than you might think. While I’d written about topics like fertility work-ups in the past, I came across a few surprises when Today’s Parent asked me to write about whether you can tell if you’re fertile, and the medical terms that are used to differentiate between a handful of difficulties couples can have when trying to conceive.

You can read about it here.

Thank-you to the two interviewees who so generously shared their time and expertise:


Image by Thomas Breher courtesy of Pixabay