Most cases of female infertility are caused by problems with ovulation.Withoutovulation, there are no eggs to be fertilized.
Some signs that a woman is not ovulating normally include irregular or absent menstrual periods.
Less common causes of fertility problems in women include:
Many things can change a woman's ability to have a baby. These include:
Many women are waiting until their 30s and 40s to have children. In fact, about 20 percent of women in the United States now have their first child after age 35. About one-third of couples in which the woman is over 35 have fertility problems.
Aging decreases a woman's chances of having a baby in the following ways: