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Healthy sperm

Did you know there are ways that men can keep their sperm healthy?

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Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)

PCOS is a hormonal condition that can cause fertility problems but over time, people with PCOS have the same number of children as people who don’t have PCOS. 

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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)

Some STIs, particularly gonorrhoea and chlamydia, can cause infertility. 

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Endometriosis

Endometriosis affects 10–15 per cent of all women of reproductive age and 70 per cent of women with chronic pelvic pain. 

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Diabetes

Diabetes in men and women affects the chances of having a baby but it can be controlled to reduce or remove symptoms.

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Unexplained infertility

If you’ve tried to get pregnant for a year or more and your GP has found no obvious problem, such as blocked fallopian tubes, you have what doctors call ‘unexplained infertility’.

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Cancer treatment

Some types of cancer, and some types of cancer treatment can affect sperm and eggs.

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Medications

Some medication should be avoided when planning a pregnancy.

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Gender diversity and fertility

There are options available for preserving fertility before medical transition.

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Oral health

During pregnancy, a woman's oral health can affect her health and the health of the baby.

Complementary and alternative medicines

Complementary and alternative medicines include acupuncture, herbal medicines and manual therapies such as massage and reflexology.

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Early menopause and premature ovarian insufficiency

About 1 in 8 women experience early menopause and 1 in 25 experience premature ovarian insufficiency.