As part of National Infertility Week, I spoke with Dr. Robert Anderson, MD of the Southern California Center for Reproductive Medicine, and asked him for the 411 on infertility. You may see the word “infertility” and think it doesn’t apply to you. The truth is, whether you are male, female, 16 years old, or 45 years old, everyone can be affected by infertility.
Like most women my age, I’ve never taken the time to really plan out if and when I would want to have children. Dr. Anderson says this is a common issue, and he urges young women to become more proactive when dealing with their fertility. Here are some of the facts and tips he shared: