(NewsUSA) - While women are often the first to undergo a battery of tests when conception is slow to happen, almost half of all in-fertility problems are directly attributed to the male.
Low sperm count is the most common culprit, so analyzing sperm count is considered a key first step by in-fertility specialists.
However, a new survey conducted for SpermCheck Fertility, the only FDA-approved at-home sperm count screening test, finds that only 17 percent of men ever get tested.
TODAY'S BOOK SUGGESTION:
The Brotherhood of Joseph: A Father's Memoir of In-fertility and Adoption in the 21st Century
-- Offering men a chance to be heard and women a rare opportunity to view the struggle with in-fertility from a male perspective, The Brotherhood of Joseph brings to life the anger, frustration, humor, heartbreak, and sense of helplessness that come to dominate the husband’s role.
As his remarkable account reaches its finale in Siberia, however, Hansen’s once again becomes the story of a husband and a wife who, even after years of medical frustration and fruitless paperwork, still must take one last risk together and trust in their most basic instincts before their new family can be born.
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