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Infertility: Frequently Asked Questions

Browse this site for answers to frequently asked questions related to infertility. Topics covered include: infertility testing, treatments and assisted reproductive technology (ART).

Review Date: April 01, 2015

Office on Women's Health

Male Infertility

About one-third of cases of infertility are caused by male factors alone. Learn how male infertility is diagnosed and can be corrected.

Review Date: December 18, 2014

American Academy of Family Physicians

Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART)

Learn about Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) used in the United States since 1981 to help women become pregnant, most commonly through in vitro fertilization. Find pregnancy success rates for fertility clinics in the U.S.

Review Date: July 19, 2011

Division of Reproductive Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion/CDC

Complementary Treatment Providers

Locate complementary treatment providers who are members of RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association


This fact sheet provides basic consumer information about endometriosis symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options.

Review Date: June 01, 2015

NIH National Institute of Child Health and Human Development - NICHD

Find a Reproductive Endocrinologist

Search the member directory of the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility by state or last name to find a reproductive endocrinologist in your area.

Review Date: December 05, 2012

Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility

Find a Reproductive Health Professional

Search by name, city, or state for a reproductive health professional in your area.

Review Date: March 15, 2013

American Society for Reproductive Medicine

How Do I Know If I Have an Infertility Problem?

Answers to the most commonly asked questions from couples who have been trying to get pregnant without success.

Review Date: October 07, 2014

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

Infertility Support Groups

A support group, whether professionally-led or peer-led, will help you feel less isolated, empower you with knowledge and validate your emotional response to the life crisis of infertility. Find a group near you.

Review Date: December 23, 2014

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

Infertility Treatment Grants and Scholarships

Learn about nonprofit organizations that provide financial assistance to some infertility patients.

Review Date: December 01, 2014

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

Insuring You Get the Most Coverage for Infertility Treatment

Determining whether your medical insurance coverage includes benefits for infertility can be a confusing and frustrating task. Here are some questions to ask your health insurance company, HMO, or employer (Human Resources or Benefits Department), to help you evaluate your benefits.

Review Date: April 01, 2015

American Fertility Association

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

PID is the most common preventable cause of infertility in the United States. The scarring that results from inflammation and infection of the female reproductive organs can lead to infertility, tubal (ectopic) pregnancy, chronic pelvic pain, and more. Find out what you can do to prevent PID.

Review Date: June 12, 2012

NIH National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases – NIAID

Risk Factors for Infertility

This fact sheet lists both male and female symptoms and risk factors that may adversely affect your chances of getting pregnant.

Review Date: October 07, 2014

RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association

Urology A to Z

Search alphabetically or by common conditions-and get the facts you need on over 140 topics related to urological health. Find information on male and female cancers, infertility, bladder problems, yeast infections, and more.

Review Date: February 26, 2013

Urology Care Foundation

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