• Symptoms of Infertility in Women

    Symptoms of infertility in women include:
    • One year of attempting pregnancy without success.
    • Irregular menstrual cycles—This symptom may or may not be associated with infertility. Some women with this condition will conceive without difficulty.
    • Pain with sexual intercourse—This symptom may or may not be associated with infertility. Some women with this condition will conceive without difficulty. Painful intercourse has a long list of etiologies, most have nothing to do with infertility.
    • Inability to conceive after unprotected sexual intercourse
    • Recurrent miscarriage

    References

    Diabetes and women. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists website. Available at: http://www.acog.org/~/media/For%20Patients/faq142.pdf?dmc=1&ts=20121022T1341041226 . Accessed October 22, 2012.

    Fritz MC, Speroff L. Clinical Gynecologic Endocrinolgy and Infertility . Section IV: Infertility. 8th ed. New York, NY: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins; 2011.

    Infertility. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed . Updated August 23, 2012. Accessed October 22, 2012.

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