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Facts About Involuntary Infertility

An increasing number of couples are facing involuntary infertility.

What Causes Infertility?

An increasing number of couples are facing involuntary infertility. In Finland, some 3,000 couples seek medical help for infertility annually.

Age Matters

Complicated gynaecological infections and surgical procedures are a fertility risk, as is advanced age in the woman. One of the main causes of why infertility is becoming an increasingly common problem is that people tend to postpone starting a family to a later and later age. This may cause unpleasant surprises, since the age of the woman is a major factor affecting both the likelihood of conception and the success of infertility treatments. Age is the single most important factor in all of the treatment options where the woman’s own ova are used.

You Shouldn’t Always Wait for a Full Year

Infertility treatment should be considered once efforts to conceive have been continued for about one year without success. It is not always advisable to wait a full year, however. An earlier examination is called for if the woman is under 35 years of age, her menstrual cycle is irregular or if there is a reason to suspect damage to the fallopian tubes or weak sperm quality.

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Why Felicitas Mehiläinen

Felicitas Mehiläinen is the leading fertility clinic in Finland providing a wide variety of fertility treatments ranging from basic infertility care to the most advanced IVF technology available today.
Over 30 years of experience has made it possible for the Felicitas Mehiläinen to offer the highest standards of patient care and reproductive health services in a modern and comfortable clinic.
Our doctors and scientists have always been at the forefront of IVF science and development; in fact, our founder, was part of the team involved in the birth of the Finland’s first IVF baby in 1984.
We always remain focused on the individual needs of each and every patient. We always put out patients first, and that is why we work so hard to listen to and treat every patient individually.