Infertility is defined as a medical condition by the World Health Organisation. The cause is around 40% female factor, 40% male factor, and 20% either a joint issue or the cause is unknown. Medical causes of infertility are many and varied. Here we consider some of the most common conditions leading to subfertility in New Zealanders:
Understanding the jargon
The terminology used for people experiencing infertility, or trying-to-conceive, can be overwhelming. To help you, we have created a glossary of terms.