Over the years, The Stigma of Infertility and Its Changing Aspects. Infertility has been considered a big matter of shame and disgrace and whilst. The men have been overlooked in the same aspect, women were the biggest of the victims. Even when a couple is not been able to conceive after numerous efforts. It’s the female partner who often gets blamed for the whole matter.
The situation however has changed in the past few years and everyone has realized that Infertility is a common issue with both men and women. With that said, let’s take a look at some of the changing theories around society in the same context.
It’s not a “Women only” thing!
Studies have proved that Infertility isn’t a “women-only” thing anymore and men as well account for a big percentage of the total number of people affected by the same issue. Moreover, it has also been ascertained that unhealthy lifestyle and eating habits have come up as the biggest reason behind Infertility issues in both men and women.
Communication and awareness
Improved communication and awareness about Infertility can certainly be quoted as a landmark achievement for the Medical world. This is where most of the people (both men and women) have been made aware of the issues. This is really appreciable as there were times when women and men were often inexpressive about the same issue. That was something that made the situation even worse in the whole process.
A person can now connect with a fertility specialist over the phone, social media or via any other preferred mode and he or she can share their problem without even revealing their identity.
Inception of assisted Reproductive treatments
Even when a person diagnosed with Infertility. Couples reach out to a fertility specialist who will counsel them with the required treatments as per the infertility cause. Moreover, the inception of ART techniques like IVF and IUI has provided all those couples with a ray of hope in order to treat their infertility issues.
Whilst most of the couples have conceived with the help of IVF and other ART techniques, those who didn’t have opted for surrogacy where a surrogate mother would be carrying their child in return for Monetary benefits. The sperm of the male partner mixed with the eggs of the female partner in a lab dish.
The resultant embryo will be placed inside the uterus of the surrogate mother. She then carries the child to the intended parents for the next 9 months. The couple has to take care of her medicines and other expenses in the process.
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