If you’ve been struggling to get pregnant, there could be treatment options available. Laura Kuperman, MD, is a skilled gynecologist offering infertility services to women in her care at her practice in Forest Hills, New York. To find safe and effective options to increase your chances of getting pregnant, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.
If you’ve been trying to have a baby for at least twelve months without success, you may be experiencing infertility.
The primary symptom of infertility is an inability to get pregnant, and related factors might include:
Infertility can be the result of problems with the women, man, or both partners. Several factors can lead to infertility in women, such as:
Both men and women are at higher risk of infertility as they age. Additional risk factors include smoking tobacco or marijuana, being underweight or overweight, and having a sedentary lifestyle.
During your appointment, Dr. Kuperman reviews your personal and medical histories. She also discusses your sexual history to make additional recommendations. Based on your experiences, she might recommend further fertility testing.
Fertility testing for women might include:
Based on the cause of your infertility, Dr. Kuperman makes recommendations on how to proceed.
Dr. Kuperman might recommend various therapies to restore your fertility, such as drugs that stimulate ovulation, intrauterine insemination to place healthy sperm in your uterus, or surgery to correct structural problems or remove scar tissue.
Depending on the factors contributing to your infertility, Dr. Kuperman might recommend assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatments.
Call Laura Kuperman, MD, or schedule an appointment online today to learn more about infertility treatments.