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Only 20% of American women know their cycle

Publié le : 20 May 2019

A new survey by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York revealed a “basic gap in fertility knowledge for many US women”. The study, which was conducted with 1,000 American women ages 20 to 45, found that only 20% of women know that they are only fertile for three to six days during their cycle. Only 14% of them could accurately describe a menstrual cycle, and only 27% of them managed to guess what days they were most fertile.

 

The experts, who presented the studies at the annual meeting of the American College of Gynecology in Nashville, highlight America’s gaping gap in fertility knowledge, which is providing fertile ground for egg-freezing and IVF clinics to do business.

 

 

 

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