1 in 6
Canadians struggle with infertility,resulting in…
of the population looking to alternative means of reproduction to build their family.
40% is female-factor infertility
30% is male-factor infertility
30% is joint infertility or unexplained
These percentages do not include those who are unable to conceive children because of:
- sexual orientation or gender identification
- hereditary genetic disease, kidney disease, diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, or HIV positive risk factors
- uterine fibroids, absence of uterus, other gynecological issues, or loss of fertility to cancer
- chronic pregnancy loss
- relationship status
- career or age factors
of Canadians have access to publicly funded IVF
59% of Canadians cite cost as a barrier to proceeding with the treatment they need.
Canadians from every demographic and economic group will require fertility treatment to build their family.