30-40% of couples experiencing difficulty with getting pregnant have male factor infertility issues.
Male factor infertility can be caused by a number of health conditions, and some simple lifestyle changes can help his swimmers.
The term “Male Factor Infertility” can include issues such as low sperm count and sperm motility issues.
Low Sperm Count: Low sperm count is when the male has less than 15 million sperm per milliliter of semen.
Motility Issues: Sperm motility issues is when a low percentage of sperm per milliliter of semen is moving in a forward direction. Less than 35% is considered low.
A comprehensive semen analysis by your Doctor is the first place to start if you think male factor might be an issue and can be used to identify both of the above.
Depending on your diagnosis there are a number of treatments available today, and some are as simple as a lifestyle change. Keep an eye on our website and Facebook page for our upcoming articles on diet, nutrition and exercise tips for men trying to conceive.
Remember it is important to support each other while trying to conceive, coping with infertility can be trying on a relationship, and everyone experiences emotions differently.
How The Stork Can Help
The Stork is a home-use device that helps couples trying to become pregnant. This innovative treatment option is FDA-cleared for home-use without a prescription. The Stork conception device gives couples a way to use cervical cap insemination — an established conception technique — in the privacy of home. Available now at select retailers in-store, and online.