🔺 fertility rate among women has decreased by 21 percent in the last decade
🔺 rural belt has a higher fertility rate of 82% whereas the urban population has a much lower fertility rate of 60%
🔺 𝗥𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗹 women face infertility issues due to various infections affecting their reproductive system, whereas for 𝗨𝗿𝗯𝗮𝗻 women, the reasons are largely their fast-paced lifestyles and late marriages
🔷 𝗜𝗻 𝗠𝗲𝗻 sedentary lifestyles, unhealthy eating habits, exposure to electromagnetic radiation & polluted environment
𝗟𝗲𝘁’𝘀 𝘀𝗲𝗲 𝘀𝗼𝗺𝗲 𝗺𝗮𝗷𝗼𝗿 𝗳𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘀 𝘁𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗮𝗳𝗳𝗲𝗰𝘁 𝗼𝗻𝗲’𝘀 𝗳𝗲𝗿𝘁𝗶𝗹𝗶𝘁𝘆
both men and women are at their most fertile in their early 20s. 𝗙𝗲𝗺𝗮𝗹𝗲 fertility declines sharply after 35 , 𝗠𝗲𝗻’𝘀 testosterone levels start declining at 40.
Being overweight or underweight, can cause problems with conceiving
🔹𝗦𝗺𝗼𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴 & 𝗗𝗿𝗶𝗻𝗸𝗶𝗻𝗴
Smoking can affect egg quality, increases chances of miscarriage & can lead to problems during pregnancy
Decrease sperm quality,Erectile dysfunction
heart disease, asthma, obesity & depression; interferes with conception. Stress reduces men’s sperm & semen quality.Chronic stress can affect ovulation in some women.
(because stress can affect the functioning of the hypothalamus, that regulates some of the hormones that trigger the ovaries to release eggs each month)