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    1. Fertility Problems - Topic Overview

      Tubal ligation is a surgical procedure in which a woman's fallopian tubes are blocked,cut,or sealed to prevent her eggs from traveling from the ovaries into the fallopian tubes,where they could be fertilized by a sperm. Tubal ligation is a highly effective form of birth control that is almost always permanent. Reversing a tubal ligation by reattaching the cut or sealed ends of the tubes is a ...

    2. Fertility Problems - Topic Overview

      Men who have or have had an undescended testicle are more likely to have problems with the reproductive system that may cause them to be unable to father a child ( infertility ). Most doctors believe that early diagnosis and treatment for an undescended testicle improves chances for fertility in adulthood. Generally,doctors recommend surgical treatment to place the testicle in the scrotum by ...

    3. Your Pre-Pregnancy Checkup

      To ensure you have a healthy pregnancy, many experts now recommend that women start seeing an obstetrician before they become pregnant for pre-pregnancy or preconception care. Find out from WebMD what's involved.

    4. Absence of Periods

      Women normally do not menstruate before puberty, during pregnancy, and after menopause. If a woman does not get her period when she normally should, it may be a symptom of a treatable medical condition. WebMD explains amenorrhea.

    5. Irregular Periods and Getting Pregnant

      WebMD explains the causes of infertility and offers tips for getting pregnant.

    6. Infertility Drugs

      WebMD provides a list of some common drugs used to treat infertility.

    7. Infertility & Reproduction Guide - Semen Analysis

      A semen analysis measures the amount of semen a man produces and determines the number and quality of sperm in the semen sample. A semen analysis is usually one of the first tests done to help determine whether a man has a problem fathering a child

    8. GIFT and ZIFT

      WebMD explains GIFT and ZIFT, two alternatives to in vitro fertilization, including their success rates and costs.

    9. Infertility and Reproduction acTopic Centers - Health Tools

      Health Tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health.Decision Points focus on key medical care decisions that are important to many health problems. Multiple Pregnancy: Should I Consider a Multifetal Pregnancy Reduction?

    10. Infertility and Reproduction acTopic Centers - Topic Overview

      Looking for a cause of infertility can be a brief process,or can become a financially,emotionally,and physically demanding succession of tests and procedures. Before you start infertility testing,take some time together to talk about how far each of you is willing to go. Consider: How you feel about undergoing invasive testing if initial sperm and blood tests find no infertility cause. ...

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