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6 signs you might need the help of a fertility expert to have a baby

In Features, Pregnancy + Birth, Stories by Nicole Fuge

If you’ve been trying to expand your tribe and finding it a tad challenging, here’s a heads-up on when you might consider consulting a fertility expert.

By Charlotte Cruz

Navigating the journey to motherhood can be a rollercoaster – thrilling, unexpected, and sometimes, not as smooth as we’d hoped for. If you’ve been struggling to conceive, here are a few reasons why you may need to seek the help of a professional.

1. Time’s ticking

If you’ve been trying consistently for a year (or six months if you’re 35 or older) without that positive test, it might be time to rally the experts. Mother Nature can sometimes need a little helping hand.

2. Known reproductive health issues

If your period is super unpredictable, or if you’ve been diagnosed with conditions like PCOS or endometriosis, a specialist can guide your journey. Knowledge is power, beautiful mama.

3. Multiple miscarriages

Heartbreaking and often misunderstood, if you’ve faced this more than once, getting a pro’s perspective can make all the difference. Your heart’s resilience deserves some expert backup.

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4. Men matter too

If your partner has known fertility challenges, don’t hesitate. It’s teamwork, and you both deserve clarity and support. Remember, it takes two to tango!

5. Previous treatments

If you’ve been down the IVF or IUI road before or had other treatments, you know the drill. But if things haven’t worked out, perhaps a fresh set of expert eyes could help.

6. Age concerns

The fab 40s are the new 30s, but our eggs might not always get the memo. If you’re pushing 40 or beyond, consulting early can offer invaluable insights. Age is just a number, but sometimes, we need to be strategic.

Remember, your journey is unique, and while it might take some unexpected turns; trust your gut, seek out knowledge, and never be afraid to ask for help. Here’s to empowering every step of your motherhood voyage.

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