Fertility declines naturally as women age.
A healthy 30-year-old woman has about
a 25%—30% chance of getting pregnant naturally each month.
A healthy 40-year-old woman has a 10% or lower chance of getting pregnant naturally
Certain health conditions can affect fertility:
Infrequent or irregular periods
History of recurrent miscarriage (2 or more)
Ovulation disorders or hormone
imbalances like polycystic ovary
Uterine growths (like fibroids or polyps)
Blocked fallopian tubes or
Diminished ovarian reserve and/or
poor egg quality
While not always a cause of fertility
issues, lifestyle can sometimes play a role.
Weight (being significantly
under- or overweight)
Male partner’s drug use
Excessive physical or