Thursday, August 14, 2008

Fertility Treatment of No Benefit?

Some new research suggests that some couples may be wasting their time if they use Clomid or artificial insemination when trying to get pregnant.  It's not that these two fertility treatments don't work, because they absolutely do.  The research applies to couples who have "unexplained fertility".  When doctors can't find a reason why a woman can't get pregnant, sometimes they will prescribe Clomid even if there is no problem with ovulation.  In cases of "unexplained infertility" taking the Clomid doesn't help, according to this new research.

"But trials of 580 women in Scotland found the treatments were no
better than trying to get pregnant naturally, the British Medical Journal

You can read more about it here: