Most healthy couples without any problem to beget, get a pregnancy within a period of six months. But 10% of normal couples seeking pregnancy, may take up to one year, or even some more months to conceive. So, if still not a year ago that you’re in campaign to get pregnant, you still don’t have anything what worrying. If you are over 35 years of age, or more than one year ago that you are looking for a pregnancy without success, surely you’re already concerned and the question appears in your mind why not I can get pregnant? Well, what you should do is consult a gynecologist. He ordered some studies for you and your partner to see if in fact there is a problem. These studies will include blood tests to know the level of some hormones in your body, also ultrasound of uterus and ovaries, studies and study of sperm from your partner.
With this type of study, the following causes of infertility can be detected. -Hormonal irregularities that alter the ovulation. -Polycystic ovary. -Endometriosis. -Alterations in sperm: low quantity of spermatozoa, or with low motility and survival capacity. -Obstruction of the fallopian tubes. (study of laparoscopy).
If these studies are normal, there’s many more to perform, as a study of the survival of sperm in the cervix (post coital study) and other blood tests to rule out such autoimmune diseases that might be affecting fertility. Whenever you have doubts about why they don’t get pregnant, should consult with a specialist who will guide you on what you should do, and if you detect a problem, for it will tell how to fix it, which can be anything from taking some pills to in vitro fertilization.