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FAQ - Fertility Facts

When am I most fertile during my cycle?

Women, with a regular menstrual cycle, are most fertile between cycle days 10 - 20.

At what age are women most fertile?

Women are most fertile when they are in their late teens and early 20's.

How do I know if I'm infertile?

Infertility is the inability to conceive after 6-12 months of trying, if you have regular menstrual periods and are under 35 years of age. If you are 35 or older, have been trying to conceive for 3 - 6 months unsuccessfully, you should request a referral to an infertility specialist for further investigations.

What are the most common causes of infertility?

Male factor infertility
Ovulation disorders
Tubal factor
Uterine factor
Unexplained infertility


Should I be taking folic acid?

Folic acid should be taken by women attempting pregnancy in either a regular multiple vitamin or as a supplement by itself at a minimum dose of 0.4mg - 1.0mg daily.