Treatments for Infertility in Women

Infertility in women may mean lifestyle changes, medicines, surgery, or all three.

The goal is to repair anatomical or hormonal abnormalities. Other reproductive technology may also be used.

In some people, treatment may not work or a couple may decide not to continue with it. Adoption is an alternative for couples seeking children.

Treatment means:

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Last reviewed December 2018 by EBSCO Medical Review Board Beverly Siegal, MD, FACOG
Last Updated: 12/31/2018

 

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