Infertility Topic Guide

Infertility Infertility:

Infertility affects about 6.1 million people in the United States—about 10% of men and women of reproductive age. A fertility specialist is usually an obstetrician-gynecologist (specialist in women's reproductive health) with advanced education, research, and professional skills in reproductive endocrinology.

Infertility Topic Guide - Visuals

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Infertility Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

cetrorelix (injectable) Cetrorelix (injectable)

Cetrorelix is a man-made form of a protein that blocks the effects of certain hormones in the body that control ovulation (release of an egg from the ovary)....learn more »

follicle stimulating hormone (injectable) Follicle Stimulating Hormone (injectable)

Follicle stimulating hormone is a man-made form of a hormone that occurs naturally in the body. This hormone regulates ovulation, the growth and development...learn more »

human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) (injectable) Human Chorionic Gonadotropin (HCG) (injectable)

Human chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) is a hormone that supports the normal development of an egg in a woman's ovary, and stimulates the release of the egg duri...learn more »

clomiphene Clomiphene

Clomiphene is a nonsteroidal fertility medicine. It causes the pituitary gland to release hormones needed to stimulate ovulation (the release of an egg from ...learn more »