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Infertility

InfertilityInfertility is where a couple do not get pregnant despite having regular unprotected sex for a year. Trying to conceive can be an emotional process, so it's important to support each other as much as possible and understand this is something many couples face. Visit your GP if you have been trying for a year or more. Your GP will do an initial assessment and arrange for more tests to identify what could be causing your fertility problems and advise you what to do next.

It's always best for both partners to visit the GP as fertility problems can affect either or both partners.

There are a number of treatments available from the NHS to help you conceive. Fertility Network UK offers impartial support for families including lifestyle tips that might help your chances of conceiving. Reach out for support if you’re feeling low or depressed.

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