Dr. McConnell Comments on the Causes of and Treatments for Infertility



For some couples, deciding to have a baby is much easier said than done. Infertility, defined as unprotected regular intercourse for one year without conception, can be heartbreaking and frustrating. For couples struggling to conceive, the ColumbiaDoctors Center for Women’s Reproductive Care offers options and support, giving patients the care and hope they need on their path to becoming parents.


Rachel McConnell, MD, Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Physicians & Surgeons, comments on the causes of and treatments for infertility, noting that “60 to 70 percent of couples who are treated for infertility will eventually have a child.”


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