Has anyone gotten pregnant with a sperm count of 3 mil? I mean naturally, so to speak. What did you do in order for it to happen? did you take supplements, or use anything special?? ttc for 2 yrs and trying to save up to have the surgery done to remove vericoceles on the testicles in hope that the sperm count increases. we will be able to have the surgery this summer, but in the meantime.......
and yes we can afford to have kids, before anyone starts saying anything about us "saving up for surgery" We are trying not to dip into our "baby fund" in case we end up having to have IVF, and we don't want to spend our IVF money on surgery in case it doesn't work.
Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am glad to help you out. The normal sperm concentration is greater the 40 million per ml and 70% of the sperm should be mobile with a very active forward progression. In your husband's case, varicocele, can be responsible for a low sperm count and hence infertility. So it needs immediate surgery.
A recent study shows that sperm count can be improved by a combination of zinc, vitamin C and folic acid. In addition he should stay away from getting the sacs overheated like that caused by tight underwear, long stays in a sauna or Jacuzzi or overexercising.
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