When Getting Pregnant is Difficult

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  • Fibroids and Black Women
  • Obesity and Pregnancy
  • Untreated and Undiagnosed STDs
  • Diabetes and Infertility
  • Seeking Help
  • Aisha Tyler and Infertility
  • What Is Infertility?
  • How Common Is Infertility?
  • Black Women and Infertility

Diabetes and Infertility

Diabetes can impact a woman’s chance of getting pregnant, too. The disease can cause polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), which is a hormonal imbalance that creates cysts and blocks eggs from being released from your ovaries. This is the number one cause for infertility among women. 

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