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How common are ovulation problems?

About 6.7 percent of married American women under age 45 have difficulty getting or staying pregnant. For many of these women, failure to ovulate is the cause of their infertility. Ovulation problems are more common among women who are very overweight or very underweight, have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), or who have diabetes.

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