Infographic Gallery

In an effort to make information about reproductive medicine easier to share, ASRM is creating a series of infographics to illustrate key points about conditions and treatments.  We encourage you to share these graphics on your website or social media sites - pin them on Pinterest, forward them to Facebook, tweet about them on Twitter!

Some of these infographics are available en Español.

12% of all infertility cases are a result of the woman either weighing too little or too much

It is possible for women with body weight disorders to reverse their infertility by attaining and maintaining a healthy weight.
 

50% of pregnancies in the US are unintended

50% of pregnancies in the US are unintended. It is important to choose a contraceptive that can be used consistently and correctly.

  

Anatomy of a Hot Flash

A hot flash, or vasomotor flush, is when your brain mistakenly thinks your body is overheated and starts a chain reaction to try to cool it down. This is probably caused by changes in hormone levels as you approach menopause.
 

Causes of Infertility

One third of infertility cases can be attributed to male factors
One third of infertility cases can be attributed to female factors
One third of infertility cases are caused by a combination of factors in both partners

Couples are generally advised to seek medical help if they are unable to achieve pregnancy after a year of unprotected intercourse

Learn how to monitor the female partner's menstrual cycle to determine when ovulation occurs. See your doctor if you are 35 or older and have tried to become pregnant for six months. See your doctor if you are under 35 and have tried to become pregnant for a year.

Fibroid Facts

Fibroids are (generally benign) tumors that form within the wall of the uterus and sometimes the cervix

 

 

Gestational Carrier vs. Surrogate

A gestational carrier is a woman who carries a pregnancy for another woman. A surrogate is a woman who donates her egg and carries a pregnancy for another woman.
 

In approximately 40 percent of infertile couples, the male partner is either the sole cause or a contributing cause of infertility

In approximately 40 percent of infertile couples, the male partner is either the sole cause or a contributing cause of infertility.

Infertility Affects Men and Women Equally

Infertility Affects Men and Women Equally

  

Infertility is not an inconvenience; it is a disease

Infertility is not an inconvenience; it is a disease of the reproductive system that impairs the body's ability to perform the basic function of reproduction.

  

Infertility treatments, including IVF and similar procedures, account for approx 0.07 percent of U.S. health care costs

Infertility treatments, including IVF and similar procedures, account for approx 0.07 percent of U.S. health care costs.

It takes longer for a smoker to get pregnant.

Check out the Smoking and Fertility Fact Sheet for more information.

Semen analysis is a test on the fluid that is released when a man has an orgasm

Semen analysis can tell a doctor about the volume, total count, concentration, motility, morphology, and the presence of infection.

  

The fertile window is the six days leading up to and ending on ovulation

The "fertile window" is the six (6) days leading up to and ending on ovulation. The chance of pregnancy goes up if couples hae intercourse every one to two days.

The Goal Of Infertility Treatment

The Goal of Infertility Treatment: One healthy baby at a time.

 

Updated: 6.7 Million Women Are Unable To Have A Child

Updated: 6.7 Million Women Are Unable To Have A Child
 

Updated: The inability to have a child affects 1 in every 9 women in the USA

In a survey of married women, 1.5 million in the USA (6%) are infertile.  (Source: National Survey of Family Growth, CDC 2006-2010).

Your chance of pregnancy each month declines with age

A healthy 30-year old woman has about a 20% chance of getting pregnant each month.  A healthy 40-year old woman has about a 5% chance of getting pregnant each month.

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