What does Secondary Infertility mean?
Secondary infertility is a condition where the couple is unable to conceive or carry a pregnancy to full term and has a biological baby already.
How to know if you have secondary infertility?
Infertility is a disorder of the male or female reproductive system usually discovered after a year of unprotected sexual activity. Females account for almost 30% of infertility and males are responsible for 30%. The remaining 40% occurs due to unexplained infertility.
The emotional aspect of Secondary Infertility
Couples with secondary infertility experience depression, anxiety, self-blame, and grief when they fail to have their second baby. The intended parents may feel sad and helpless on their pregnancy failure. The inability to have a sibling for their present child may develop sorrow feelings.
Sometimes, couples with secondary infertility receive less social support than other couples who have primary infertility as there is no solid loss in the family.
International Fertility Centre, a leading IVF clinic in India, deeply understands the concerns of couples facing secondary infertility.
We offer world-class IVF treatment in India under the guidance of skilled embryologists and IVF experts committed to provide assured pregnancy success rates and invaluable support at every step of your parenthood journey.
What causes secondary infertility?
Secondary infertility may occur due to several reasons as follows:
- History of polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
- Identified with Endometriosis
- Diagnosed pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
- Presence of uterine fibroids
- History of ectopic pregnancy
- Scarred tissues in the uterus
- Reduced sperm production
- Prior complicated pregnancies
How to treat secondary infertility and have a healthy baby?
The treatment of secondary infertility depends upon the real cause behind infertility in a couple, the most commonly used treatment methods are as follows:
A number of medications are involved in the secondary infertility treatment procedure. The cost of treatment varies upon the medications involved.
IUI (Intrauterine insemination) is the most commonly preferred treatment where the woman is injected with the delicately-prepared sperm of the male parent or egg donor. It is usually performed with ovarian stimulation process. IUI is an effective method to cure unexplained infertility issues.
Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Assisted Reproductive Technology procedure involves ovarian stimulation of the intended female parent followed by an egg retrieval process. The female egg and male sperm is culturing in a laboratory to develop an embryo. The embryo is transferred back into the mother’s uterus. IVF is a widely used ART procedure. Most commonly used assisted reproductive technique used to treat secondary infertility is in-vitro fertilization.
The average IVF cost in India is low-priced and guarantees peace of mind.
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