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10 Surprising Facts About Infertility

10 Surprising Facts About Infertility

April 19, 20241 min read

10 Surprising Facts About Infertility

National Infertility Awareness Week: April 21-27, 2024

Pozitivf Fertility is committed to driving infertility awareness. Check out these surprising statistics about infertility we've collected to help raise awareness in honor of National Infertility Awareness Week.

10 Surprising Statistics about Infertility

  1. Of all healthy 30- year-old women trying to get pregnant this month, 80% will be unsuccessful.

  2. Fertility rates for women ages 20-24 declined by 43% from 1990 to 2019.

  3. 30% of infertility cases are attributed to females, 30% are attributed to males, and 30% are attributed to both partners.

  4. 12.5% of couples are affected by infertility each year. That's 1 in 8 couples or 6.7 million people each year who have trouble conceiving.

  5. Infertility can be overcome with medical treatment in 90% of cases.

  6. Fertility rates for women ages 35-39 increased by 67% from 1990 to 2019.

  7. 42% of adults in the U.S. say they have used fertility treatments or personally know someone who has.

  8. 75% of women affected by recurrent miscarriages will go on to have a successful subsequent pregnancy.

  9. 12.2% of women ages 15-49 have used infertility services at some time.

  10. The general fertility rate declined by 1% from 2021 to 2022 for females ages 15-44.


SOURCES 

https://www.reproductivefacts.org/news-and-publications/fact-sheets-and-infographics/age-and-fertility-booklet/#:~:text=Each%20month%20that%20she%20tries,will%20have%20to%20try%20again 

www.census.cov/library/stories/2022/04/tertility-rates-declined-tor-vounger-women-increased-tor-older-women.html

www.pewresearch.org/short-reads/2023/09/14/a-growing=share-of-americans-say-theyve-had-fertility-treatments-or-know-someone-who-has/

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4610348/

www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/infertility/conditioninfo/treatments

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10 Surprising Facts About Infertility

10 Surprising Facts About Infertility

April 19, 20241 min read

10 Surprising Facts About Infertility

National Infertility Awareness Week: April 21-27, 2024

Pozitivf Fertility is committed to driving infertility awareness. Check out these surprising statistics about infertility we've collected to help raise awareness in honor of National Infertility Awareness Week.

10 Surprising Statistics about Infertility

  1. Of all healthy 30- year-old women trying to get pregnant this month, 80% will be unsuccessful.

  2. Fertility rates for women ages 20-24 declined by 43% from 1990 to 2019.

  3. 30% of infertility cases are attributed to females, 30% are attributed to males, and 30% are attributed to both partners.

  4. 12.5% of couples are affected by infertility each year. That's 1 in 8 couples or 6.7 million people each year who have trouble conceiving.

  5. Infertility can be overcome with medical treatment in 90% of cases.

  6. Fertility rates for women ages 35-39 increased by 67% from 1990 to 2019.

  7. 42% of adults in the U.S. say they have used fertility treatments or personally know someone who has.

  8. 75% of women affected by recurrent miscarriages will go on to have a successful subsequent pregnancy.

  9. 12.2% of women ages 15-49 have used infertility services at some time.

  10. The general fertility rate declined by 1% from 2021 to 2022 for females ages 15-44.


SOURCES 

https://www.reproductivefacts.org/news-and-publications/fact-sheets-and-infographics/age-and-fertility-booklet/#:~:text=Each%20month%20that%20she%20tries,will%20have%20to%20try%20again 

www.census.cov/library/stories/2022/04/tertility-rates-declined-tor-vounger-women-increased-tor-older-women.html

www.pewresearch.org/short-reads/2023/09/14/a-growing=share-of-americans-say-theyve-had-fertility-treatments-or-know-someone-who-has/

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4610348/

www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/infertility/conditioninfo/treatments

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Pozitivf Fertility

Pozitivf Fertility, we are champions for reproductive justice. On a mission to make high quality fertility care more affordable.

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10 Surprising Facts About Infertility

10 Surprising Facts About Infertility

April 19, 20241 min read

10 Surprising Facts About Infertility

National Infertility Awareness Week: April 21-27, 2024

Pozitivf Fertility is committed to driving infertility awareness. Check out these surprising statistics about infertility we've collected to help raise awareness in honor of National Infertility Awareness Week.

10 Surprising Statistics about Infertility

  1. Of all healthy 30- year-old women trying to get pregnant this month, 80% will be unsuccessful.

  2. Fertility rates for women ages 20-24 declined by 43% from 1990 to 2019.

  3. 30% of infertility cases are attributed to females, 30% are attributed to males, and 30% are attributed to both partners.

  4. 12.5% of couples are affected by infertility each year. That's 1 in 8 couples or 6.7 million people each year who have trouble conceiving.

  5. Infertility can be overcome with medical treatment in 90% of cases.

  6. Fertility rates for women ages 35-39 increased by 67% from 1990 to 2019.

  7. 42% of adults in the U.S. say they have used fertility treatments or personally know someone who has.

  8. 75% of women affected by recurrent miscarriages will go on to have a successful subsequent pregnancy.

  9. 12.2% of women ages 15-49 have used infertility services at some time.

  10. The general fertility rate declined by 1% from 2021 to 2022 for females ages 15-44.


SOURCES 

https://www.reproductivefacts.org/news-and-publications/fact-sheets-and-infographics/age-and-fertility-booklet/#:~:text=Each%20month%20that%20she%20tries,will%20have%20to%20try%20again 

www.census.cov/library/stories/2022/04/tertility-rates-declined-tor-vounger-women-increased-tor-older-women.html

www.pewresearch.org/short-reads/2023/09/14/a-growing=share-of-americans-say-theyve-had-fertility-treatments-or-know-someone-who-has/

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4610348/

www.nichd.nih.gov/health/topics/infertility/conditioninfo/treatments

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Pozitivf Fertility

Pozitivf Fertility, we are champions for reproductive justice. On a mission to make high quality fertility care more affordable.

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