Infertility: Factors That Affect Treatment Success
Infertility treatment success is defined as the birth of a healthy infant.
Major things that affect your chances of conceiving and carrying a healthy pregnancy with or without treatment include maternal age, how long you have been trying to conceive, and the cause of infertility. For more information, see the What Happens section of the topic Fertility Problems.
Infertility clinic success rates vary depending on:
Some couples complete many cycles of infertility treatment before they conceive or before they and their doctor decide that the treatment has failed. Before you start any treatment for infertility, discuss it with your doctor and set reasonable time limits for yourselves.
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