Female infertility may be caused because the sperm are unable to reach the egg, due to the presence of anatomical and/or functional cervical abnormalities.
Tag: postcoital test
The following article talks about the controversy surrounding the use of a method of diagnosis of fertility: the postcoital test. It consists of analyzing the cervical mucus of women after intercourse to determine fertility.
The cervical mucus is a secretion produced by the cervix. Even though the fluid varies depending on the stage of the menstrual cycle, alterations in the cervical mucus may indicate of the presence of some fertility problem.