Rise in male infertility in Singapore mirrors global sperm crisis

While there is generally more discussion on female infertility in the media, male infertility is on the rise in Singapore.
While there is generally more discussion on female infertility in the media, male infertility is on the rise in Singapore.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

SINGAPORE - When Don (not his real name) found out the reason he and his wife could not conceive after trying for 1½ years, he was devastated.

The 40-year-old was diagnosed as having a low sperm count after the couple had fertility checks done at a hospital about four years ago.

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