"Infertility has become a very common problem among today's generation," said  Hrishikesh Pai, infertility expert at Fortis Bloom IVF Centre, Fortis La Femme Hospital, New Delhi.

Hormonal imbalance, thyroid, endometriosis, PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome), fibroid, cyst are common causes of female infertility, he pointed out."However, with the advent of advanced medical technology the chances of attaining motherhood have become promising," Pai said.

From the age of 32, the ability to conceive per monthly cycle decreases gradually but significantly due to decreasing ovarian reserve, and goes down rapidly after 37," he cautioned. Infertility prevalence rates are difficult to determine due to the presence of both male and female factors.

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