If your periods have stopped or have become very irregular for 3 months in a row, in order to work out the cause, your doctor will do blood tests to check your hormone levels, and a pelvic ultrasound to check your ovaries.
The fact that you are reading my blog means that either you, or someone you care about, is one of the 10% of reproductive-aged women suffering silently from this most painful and debilitating disorder.
Society in general tends to place responsibility for fertility on women. This is most unfortunate as the female partner often ends up carrying the burden for a whole host of issues including unexplained infertility,
I was fortunate enough to be at the book launch of “If At First You Don’t Conceive” - Liz Ellis’s guide to tackling infertility. Liz is the former Australian netball captain who found herself “part of the one-in-six couples in Australia affected by infertility”.