Being fertile — able to conceive and/or sustain a pregnancy — is something we assume we are able to do by default. Consequently, we spend years on contraceptives to avoid pregnancy, thinking we can become pregnant the old-fashioned way at any time and at any point.
However, the fact is that one in six women will experience a fertility challenge in their life and will need medical intervention in order to become pregnant. The realization that fertility is not a default state for many women usually comes as a surprise. It is not until we are unable to naturally become pregnant that we start asking questions such as:
Fertility Testing with Limitations
The option to test women for their fertility potential has been available for some time. Although, it is important to note that none of the currently available fertility tests can measure the quality of your eggs. Today's fertility tests can thus only indirectly measure your fertility potential by evaluating the following four factors:
Different Methods for Fertility Testing
These are the most common forms of fertility testing today:
Common Questions Regarding Fertility Testing
Opionato (www.opionato.com) is your trusted go-to fertility expert accessible at anytime from anywhere. We assess your fertility potential and provide next-step fertility advice so your path to pregnancy is short and stress-free.
Opionato started with one woman’s personal fertility experience and the vision to give others what she lacked. Read Maja’s story here: https://www.opionato.com/blog/what-i-wish-i-knew-my-fertility-journey.
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