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What's the difference between primary and secondary infertility?

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Danielle Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Previous Pregnancy

Secondary infertility is an inability to become pregnant or carry a pregnancy to term in a woman who has given birth to a child without the assistance of reproductive medicine in the past.
Primary infertility is infertility in a couple who has never been able to conceive, despite at least one year of unprotected intercourse.

In brief: Previous Pregnancy

Secondary infertility is an inability to become pregnant or carry a pregnancy to term in a woman who has given birth to a child without the assistance of reproductive medicine in the past.
Primary infertility is infertility in a couple who has never been able to conceive, despite at least one year of unprotected intercourse.
Danielle Jones
Danielle Jones
Answer assisted by Danielle Jones, Medical Student
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Danielle Jones
Obstetrics & Gynecology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Previous Pregnancy

Secondary infertility is an inability to become pregnant or carry a pregnancy to term in a woman who has given birth to a child without the assistance of reproductive medicine in the past.
Primary infertility is infertility in a couple who has never been able to conceive, despite at least one year of unprotected intercourse.

In brief: Previous Pregnancy

Secondary infertility is an inability to become pregnant or carry a pregnancy to term in a woman who has given birth to a child without the assistance of reproductive medicine in the past.
Primary infertility is infertility in a couple who has never been able to conceive, despite at least one year of unprotected intercourse.
Danielle Jones
Danielle Jones
Answer assisted by Danielle Jones, Medical Student
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