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Infertility is what occurs when a couple tries to have a baby, but are unable to do so. The time line given by most doctors for conception is one year. If no baby is conceived within the year time period, the couple is usually diagnosed as having fertility problems.
Experiencing problems with infertility as a man can make men struggle with feeling inadequate. Men often experience the same up and down emotions as women do when it comes to not being able to have a child but are often reluctant to communicate the feelings because having a child is tied in with who they are as a man. They feel like they’ve somehow failed, both as a man and as a romantic partner.
There are many factors that can spark infertility causes. Some are more widely known such as cancer. Receiving chemotherapy can damage the inside of the testicles resulting in a lowered sperm count. There are other not as well known reasons that can make it difficult for a couple to bear children.