Infertility Factors

IVF Michigan Fertility Center's medical team includes experts in all aspects of Reproductive Medicine, including IVF and Urology. Their education and extensive experience in the field allows IVF Michigan Fertility Center to continually improve medical protocols, contributing to one of the highest success rates in the nation. IVF Michigan Fertility Center's medical team prides themselves on playing a role in the advancement of medicine as recognized leaders in the treatment of infertility.


With centers seven centers in Michigan and Ohio,  IVF Michigan Fertility Center is available to help couples throughout the Midwest. Treatment options available at IVF Michigan Fertility Center include IVF-ICSI, Mini IVF, Natural Cycle IVF, IUI, Gender Selection, Comprehensive Chromosomal Screening (CCS), Screening for hereditary diseases through PGD, Male Infertility and much more.

Infertility may be caused by a single or combination of factors affecting either partner. About 33% of these cases are due to Male Infertility, 33% to female infertility and the rest to unidentifiable factors. The good news is that with the proper medical treatment, most of the infertility factors described below may be resolved. Collectively, the physicians at  IVF Michigan Fertility Center have over 60 years of experience in combating the infertility factors described below. If you have any further questions or concerns, book an appointment or emails our doctors today.

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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) is a common female hormone imbalance that causes cysts to grow on the ovaries and ovulatory disorders meaning that ovulation may occur irregularly or not at all, making it difficult to get pregnant naturally.

Irregular Menstrual Cycle: Some women have hormonal imbalances that cause them to skip or have irregular periods, affecting their fertility. 

Diminished Ovarian Reserve: The ovarian reserve refers to the capacity of ovaries to produce eggs that are capable of becoming fertilized. The ovarian reserve naturally begins to decline at the age of 35 but may decline earlier due to a number of factors. 

Recurrent Miscarriage: Miscarriages may occur because of a range of factors, many that are combatable. Most can be attributed to chromosomal abnormalities, hormonal, anatomic or immunological factors. 

Endometriosis is the growth of endometrial tissues in places other than the lining of uterus. Endometriosis affects a females’ fertility by changing the shape and interrupting the function of the ovaries, fallopian tubes or uterus. 

Secondary Infertility is defined as the inability to conceive another (not necessarily second) child successfully and naturally. 

Blocked Fallopian Tubes: The fallopian tube is where fertilization of the egg occurs. If both or one of the tubes are blocked, fertilization is prevented. 

Fibroids, Polyps and Adenomyosis are different types of growths that may grow on the reproductive organs of a woman and negatively effect fertility.


If you are experiencing any of the above or another factor that is affecting your fertility,  book an appointment with IVF Michigan Fertility Center today to speak with one of our physicians.