HEALTH MATTERS: Untangling the complexities of male infertility
CARMEL T. FICORELLI RN, FNP, MS
BRIDGET WEEKS RN, CS, FNP, MS

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Nursing2014
January 2007 
Volume 37  Number 1
Pages 24 - 26
 
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ABSTRACT


FICORELLI, CARMEL T. RN, FNP, MS; WEEKS, BRIDGET RN, CS, FNP, MS

Carmel T. Ficorelli and Bridget Weeks are assistant professors of nursing at Kingsborough Community College in Brooklyn, N.Y. Ms. Weeks is also a family nurse practitioner at Beth Israel Medical Center in Brooklyn.

HAVE YOU HEARD this? “We've been trying to get pregnant for a year and still no luck!” Many people assume that a woman will get pregnant as soon as the couple stops using birth control, but this isn't a given. About 15% of couples in the United States who are trying to have a child are confronting infertility, defined as the inability to conceive after at least 1 year of regularly having intercourse without birth control. 1

Male infertility plays a role in about half of these cases. In this article, we'll explain how to assess and intervene to help a couple to conceive. But first, let's look briefly at some male reproduction basics.

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