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Circumstantial Infertility

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Circumstantial infertility is a term used to describe an individual or a couple with a desire to conceive but who do not have a partner of the opposite sex to accomplish this goal through traditional methods. While the definition lacks consensus, this could be a single person without a partner or same-sex couples who need third party assistance to conceive a biological child. These individuals do not have an actual medical or psychological condition causing true infertility, but still, experience very real barriers to becoming biological parents.

There are varying opinions on the appropriateness of using this term to describe the situation of an individual or couple.

Circumstantial infertility may also be referred to as social infertility.

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Circumstantial Infertility

Circumstantial infertility is a term used to describe an individual or a couple with a desire to conceive but who do not have a partner of the opposite sex to accomplish this goal through traditional methods. While the definition lacks consensus, this could be a single person without a partner or same-sex couples who need third party assistance to conceive a biological child. These individuals do not have an actual medical or psychological condition causing true infertility, but still, experience very real barriers to becoming biological parents.

There are varying opinions on the appropriateness of using this term to describe the situation of an individual or couple.

Circumstantial infertility may also be referred to as social infertility.

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