Achieving Pregnancy with the Fertility Experts : The Billings Ovulation Method - page 14

5: Are you “Infertile”? Don’t Panic!
If you have been trying for a baby for a year or more you may start hearing the term
“infertile” bandied about. In fact,
. But the
majority of “infertile” couples are actually only “sub-fertile.” This means that they do
produce eggs and sperm but have difficulty conceiving due to disorders such as
hormonal imbalances and problems of the reproductive tract.
Or it can simply mean that you lack the correct
information to identify your fertility. Many sub-fertile
couples do end up getting pregnant, it just takes
a bit longer. Learning to recognise your signs and
symptoms of fertility can prove invaluable. This
simple information has helped many couples to
become pregnant, even those previously classified
as sub-fertile.
Your Billings Ovulation Method™ tutor will offer you
the time, support and practical advice to deal with
everyday problems.
You will be referred for further professional help
where appropriate.
Phone 1800 335 860 to book your appointment
with a Billings Ovulation Method™ tutor.
ABC Health & Wellbeing. Fact File: Infertility.
Accessed 25 Aug 2011
Factors that can
contribute to infertility:
• age
• smoking
• alcohol
• being overweight or
• anxiety and stress
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