Male Infertility

What is male infertility?

Infertility is defined as the inability of a couple to achieve spontaneous pregnancy within 1 year. It affects approximately 15% of couples, and up to half of those have a male factor contributing to their situation. There is a wide range of conditions that may cause male infertility including:

What does an evaluation of male infertility involve?

Due to the high prevalence of a contributing male factor, both individuals in the couple should be thoroughly evaluated. Evaluation involves:

This information will be collated to try address the reversible factors that may be contributing to your infertility.

What treatment options exist?

As you can imagine, treatment is highly individualised to each couple based on a thorough evaluation. Management includes: