Monthly Archives: April 2008

Pregnant Pause

bear_fertility_v.jpgAfter trying to conceive for nearly two years, Jennifer, a then 36-year-old New York journalist, made an appointment at one of the city’s top fertility clinics. When tests of both her and her husband came back normal, doctors gave them a frustrating diagnosis: unexplained infertility. Loosely defined as an inability to get pregnant after a year of trying when both partners’ reproductive organs seem to be functioning normally, it’s a label that, by some estimates, is applied to as many as 30 percent of fertility patients. Read the rest of this entry