Fertility Facts

your belief won't
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Belief is a strange thing. Many of us believe something as true all our life; till one day we find that they are nothing but illusions. Having kids is one of those beliefs most of us take for granted; until the day rolls around when we decide we want children and experience trouble conceiving? It's hard to know when is the right time to do something about checking your fertility. Should you wait another two months, six months or do something now?

Get to know what is real and you'll obviously have a better understanding of your own fertility and how it works. CheQKmate gets you to the fertility facts so that you can make the choices that maximises your chances of conceiving and having a healthy baby – whether that's now or down the track.

Success is simple, Do what's right, the way right, at the right time.

How long does it take to make a baby ?

Baby making is not like switch ON/OFF button

It can take a while before it actually happens. Here is the chance of getting pregnant each cycle -

  • Under Age 25

    Under Age 25

    1 in 4 Chance

    normally achieve pregnancy within 4 to 5 months

  • From Ages 26-39

    From Ages 26-39

    1 in 7 Chance

    normally achieve pregnancy within 7 months

  • Ages Over 40

    Ages Over 40

    1 in 20 Chance

    can takeup to 20 months to achieve pregnancy

Should I seek Help : Defining Infertility?

Female age is a key factor

The age of a female partner and duration for which the couple has been trying for a baby are the two important factors for infertility diagnosis.

Infertility is classified as failure to conceive:

  • after 12 months of unprotected sex if you are under 35.
  • 35-year
  • after 6 months of unprotected sex if you are over 35.

Am I the only one amongst the crowd?

You are not alone

It is important to address infertility since it is no more a couple's problem; it has become a social problem.

Late marriages and increasing effect of modern lifestyle on couples reproductive potential has led to an alarming rise in infertility over the years.


Do I have control over my chances of conception?

Sometimes Yes, Sometimes No

The main factors that influence conception

  • age-icon Age
  • health-icon Health
  • weight-icon Weight

Is it me or him ?

It could be both

Infertility affects both men and women equally


What could be wrong with us ?

Let's find out

  • Poor or no sperm
  • Poor or no eggs
  • Sperm and egg interaction problems
  • Issues with implanatation of embryo in the uterus

Common causes leading to Infertility

The 'M' Factor

The Sperm
  • Produced on a daily basis
  • Smallest cell of the body
  • Survives for 3-5 days after ejaculation

The 'F' Factor

The Egg
  • A woman is born with all the eggs of her lifetime
  • Largest cell of the body
  • Survives for 12-24 hours after release