If you and your partner have been trying to conceive for a year or even more, and still have not been successful at getting pregnant, then you may be having some fertility issues. But before jumping to conclusions or giving up, here are some information from WebMD that may give you an idea: "Age is an important factor if you are trying to decide whether to get testing and treatment for fertility problems. A woman is most fertile in her late 20s. After age 35, fertility decreases and the risk of miscarriage goes up. If you are younger than 35, you may want to give yourself more time to get pregnant. If you are 35 or older, you may want to get help soon. In cases of fertility problems: About 50 out of 100 are caused by a problem with the woman's reproductive system camera.gif. These may be problems with her fallopian tubes or uterus or her ability to ovulate (release an egg). About 35 out of 100 are caused by a problem with the man's reproductive system. The most common is low sperm count. In about 10 out of 100, no cause can be found in spite of testing. About 5 out of 100 are caused by an uncommon problem." Also, before going to a specialist, ask yourself, have you tried those basic and simple DIYs that can increase your chances of success such as fertility awareness and basal body temperature checks?