We recognize that a successful pregnancy starts with both healthy eggs and sperm. When infertility issues are encountered and there is a male partner involved, it is critical that he be thoroughly assessed. Approximately 30 percent of all cases of infertility are the result of male factors, including the following:
A semen analysis evaluates characteristics of the semen and the sperm contained within it. The sperm is analyzed for count (how many are produced), motility (how well they “swim”), and morphology (their size and shape). Male partners may be asked to undergo a semen analysis as preliminary testing before infertility treatment is initiated. Sperm parameters can fluctuate, so additional semen analyses may be needed to confirm the initial assessment.
If our physicians discover that male factors are affecting one’s fertility, CWRC offers the following procedures: