Exposure to certain drugs before birth, such as
DES, which may cause deformities of the uterus,
resulting in infertility.
Abnormalities in a woman's cervical
mucus, which may affect the movement of sperm through the vagina and cervix.
Antibodies to sperm present in a woman's cervical
mucus, which may kill the sperm or affect their ability to move normally and
result in infertility.
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November 14, 2013
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