Table 2

Diagnoses of couples before and after NPT evaluation: N = 108; couples could have multiple diagnoses.

DIAGNOSTIC CATEGORYBEFORE NPT EVALUATION, N (%)AFTER NPT EVALUATION, N (%)
Unexplained infertility43 (40)1 (1)
Unexplained miscarriage31 (29)2 (2)
Endometriosis14 (13)15 (14)
Anovulation2 (2)15 (14)
Polycystic ovary syndrome3 (3)7 (6)
Mild or moderate male factor8 (7)7 (6)
Severe male factor7 (6)7 (6)
Blocked fallopian tubes5 (5)3 (3)
Limited cervical mucus3 (3)10 (9)
Low luteal progesterone8 (7)67 (62)
Low follicular estrogen0 (0)54 (50)
Low luteal estrogen2 (2)54 (50)
Fibroids4 (4)1 (1)
Other*19 (18)29 (27)
  • NPT—natural procreative technology.

  • * Includes premenstrual syndrome, hyperprolactinemia, vaginismus, ovarian cysts, hydrosalpinx, uterine polyp, premature ovarian failure, and depression.