Know Your Health: Fertility and reproduction

This booklet is for people who want to know more about:

  • menstruation or periods
  • how a woman gets pregnant
  • fertility
  • infertility
  • how to boost natural fertility

Fertility is someone's natural ability to have children.

Infertility is when a man and woman have been having regular sex without a condom for one year and have not been able to get pregnant.

Infertility is quite common. Both men and women can have problems with fertility

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