Treatments for Infertility in Women
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The treatment and management of infertility in women may involve lifestyle changes, medications, and surgery or a combination of these three approaches.
The goal of treatment is to correct anatomical and/or hormonal abnormalities, when these treatments are not appropriate or they fail additional reproductive technology may be considered. In some cases, treatment strategies will not be successful or a couple may decide not to continue treatment. Adoption remains an alternative for couples seeking children.
Treatment involves the following:
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website. Available at: http://www.acog.org/ .
American Medical Association website. Available at: http://www.ama-assn.org/ .
American Society for Reproductive Medicine website. Available at: http://www.asrm.org/ .
International Council on Infertility Information Dissemination website. Available at: http://www.inciid.org/ .
RESOLVE: The National Infertility Association website. Available at: http://www.resolve.org/site/PageServer .
Last reviewed November 2008 by ]]>Jeff Andrews, MD, FRCSC, FACOG]]>
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