Fact #1: Infertility affects 7.3 million people in the U.S. This figure represents 12% of women of childbearing age, or 1 in 8 couples. (2002 National Survey of Family Growth).
Fact #2: 25% of infertile couples have more than one factor that contributes to their infertility.
Fact #3: Irregular or abnormal ovulation accounts for approximately 25% of all female infertility problems.
Fact #4: 12% of all infertility cases are a result of the woman either weighing too little or too much.
Fact #5: Most infertility cases — 85% to 90% — are treated with conventional medical therapies such as medication or surgery.
Fact #6: In a Harvard study, 55% of women who participated in mind and body programs got pregnant, compared to 20% who did not practice.
Couples in their thirties having unprotected sex only have a 15% chance of conceiving each month.
Fact #7: Researchers found that one or more daily servings of full-fat dairy actually decreases the risk of infertility, while low-fat dairy products does not have those helpful high levels of estrogen and progesterone hormones.
Fact #8: Research has found that men produce stronger sperm after they view heterosexual porn.
Fact #9: If you have gum disease, it can actually lead to premature delivery and low birth weight in babies. Plus, poor oral hygiene even infects your guy’s sperm.
Fact #10: When the scrotum’s cooped up in clothing that’s too tight, even a one-degree increase in body temp can reduce sperm production. (94- to 96-degree F temp is the ideal temp).
Fact #11: 8% of men younger than 25 fail to impregnate their partner after a year of trying, that number grows to 15% after age 35.