The treatment and management of infertility in women may involve lifestyle changes, medications, and surgery, or a combination of approaches.
The goal of treatment is to correct anatomical and/or hormonal abnormalities. When these treatments are not appropriate or they fail, then additional reproductive technology may be considered.
In some cases, treatment strategies will not be successful or a couple may decide not to continue treatment. Adoption remains an alternative for couples seeking children.
Treatment involves the following:Lifestyle changesMedicationsAlternative and complementary therapiesSurgery
- Reviewer: Beverly Siegal, MD, FACOG
- Review Date: 05/2017 -
- Update Date: 12/20/2014 -