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Female infertility: prevalence and management

Female infertility: prevalence and management

From this pharmacy CPD module on female infertility you will learn about:

  • The prevalence of female infertility
  • The tests performed to try and identify the cause
  • Reasons for female infertility and management options
  • What pharmacy teams can do to support and advise this patient group

Download this module - this includes the 5 minute test - here.

According to the National Institute for health and Care Excellence (Nice), one in seven heterosexual couples will experience infertility – defined as failing to conceive within a year, despite having unprotected sex every two to three days. Although prevalence is not thought to be changing, increasing numbers of these couples are seeking medical help.

The reason for a couple not falling pregnant is not identified in around a quarter of cases, despite the

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