Predictors of not pursuing infertility treatment after an infertility diagnosis: examination of a prospective US cohort FERTILITY AND STERILITY Eisenberg, M. L., Smith, J. F., Millstein, S. G., Nachtigall, R. D., Adler, N. E., Pasch, L. A., Katz, P. P. 2010; 94 (6): 2369-2371


We studied a prospective cohort of 434 couples in Northern California and found that 13% did not pursue any form of infertility treatment after their initial consultation. Although age, education, and financial concerns remain important for patients in choosing whether to pursue infertility treatment, depressive symptoms may also be a barrier to achieving reproductive goals.

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