Definition of Infertility

 

By WHO’s definition, “Infertility” is when a couple fails to conceive naturally after one year of trying. This problem is affecting 1 in 6 couples in Hong Kong. Couples are normally advised to consult their doctors when they fail to conceive after 1 year of regular unprotected sex.

However, it is more difficult to conceive for the older women due to the decline in egg number and quality. Hence it is reasonable to seek medical advice, fertility testing and investigations earlier as if the women’s age is more advanced.

不育的定義  

根據世界衛生組織的定義,「不育」是指一對夫婦經過一年的嘗試後仍未能自然成孕。這個問題正困擾著六份一的香港夫婦。若夫婦在沒有使用避孕措施下定期性交超過一年後,仍未能成功受孕,我們一般會建議他們諮詢醫生。

不過,女性隨著年紀漸長,卵子的數量和品質下降,受孕就會愈來愈難。因此,逐漸年長的女性宜儘早尋求醫學意見,接受懷孕測試。

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