Conceiving with endometriosis easier than first thought

GPs can tell these women that infertility is not common, say researchers

Women living with endometriosis might have a better chance of conceiving than previously thought, Australian research suggests.

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A survey of 1500 women found no difference in the rate of planned and unplanned pregnancies, births or terminations between those diagnosed with endometriosis (107) and those who didn’t have the condition.

While diagnosed women were six times more likely to take more than a year to fall pregnant, the “vast majority” did fall pregnant, according to lead author and Monash University research fellow Kate Young.

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