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When should you consider a fertility test?

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If you and your partner are trying to have a baby but haven't been able to, you may start to wonder if you should get fertility tests. Experts say it's time to check with a doctor if you've had regular sex without birth control for 12 months if you're under the age of 35 and for 6 months if you are over 35.

From: Fertility Tests for Women WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Evaluating Infertility." American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Resolve.org. The Merck Manual, 17th Edition, 2000. Doherty, C. , Addicus Books, 2002. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: "Endometriosis," September 2002. American Urological Association: ''Male Infertility.'' News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals LLC.  








The Fertility Handbook: A Guide to Getting Pregnant

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on June 23, 2017

SOURCES: American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists: "Evaluating Infertility." American Society for Reproductive Medicine. Resolve.org. The Merck Manual, 17th Edition, 2000. Doherty, C. , Addicus Books, 2002. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: "Endometriosis," September 2002. American Urological Association: ''Male Infertility.'' News release, Norgenix Pharmaceuticals LLC.  








The Fertility Handbook: A Guide to Getting Pregnant

Reviewed by Trina Pagano on June 23, 2017

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