Women who are able to get pregnant but then have repeat miscarriages are also said to be infertile.

If a woman keeps having miscarriages, it is also called infertility. Lots of couples have infertility problems. About a third of the time, infertility can be traced to the woman. In another third of cases, it is because of the man. The rest of the time, it is because of both partners or no cause is found.

Common causes of infertility are:

1. Ovulation problems
2. Tubal causes
3. Sperm causes
4. Unexplained infertility
5. Age-related factors

Some less common causes are:

1. Uterine problems
2. Endometriosis
3. Previous tubal ligation
4. Previous vasectomy
5. Various drugs
6. Cervical factors

Various fertility medicines are often used to treat women with ovulation problems. It is important to talk with your doctor about the pros and cons of these medicines. You should understand the risks.