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Gabrielle Union Shares Her Struggle with Infertility in Upcoming Book

Infertility is a painful and silent struggle – one that only those going through it can truly understand. Just ask Gabrielle Union, who is sharing her heartbreaking infertility story with the world in her upcoming book, We’re Going to Need More Wine.


FDA Warns Couples About NY Fertility Doctor’s Three-Parent IVF Treatment

Last year, Dr. John Zhang did the unthinkable. He performed a three-parent in vitro fertilization treatment and eliminated mitochondrial disease for one very lucky family. A condition that often results in death for any infants born with it, mitochondrial disease is passed down from the mother to the baby.


Couple Welcomes Sextuplets After 17 Years Infertility Struggle

A Nigerian couple who tried for nearly two decades to start a family has welcomed a set of sextuplets in Richmond, Virginia.


New Study Offers Potential Hope to Women Suffering from Infertility Associated with Endometriosis

Statistics indicate that some 10 percent of women suffer from endometriosis – a chronic and often painful disorder in which the lining that typically grows inside the uterus (endometrium) grows on the outside of it instead. Symptoms often include chronic abdominal pain and irregular periods, but it can also cause infertility. In fact, some 50 percent of women who need fertility treatments suffer from the condition.


Men Conceived Through IVF May Inherit Fertility Issues

For many couples, infertility can be a struggle. As prospective parents, we will try anything to have a child. A new study is suggesting, however that a specific fertility treatment may lower the sperm count of the future children.


New Study Offers Reassurance for Parents Receiving Infertility Treatments

A new study provides some reassurance regarding developmental difficulties in children conceived through infertility treatments. The findings were published in JAMA Pediatrics by Edwina Yeung PhD, of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Health and Human Development, part of the National Institutes of Health, and her research associates.


Fertility Boost with Daily Low-Dose Aspirin

New research suggests that for many women a daily aspirin reduces systemic inflammation to make the womb a safer environment for embryo growth, increasing the odds of conceiving by up to 17%.


Mom Shares Image of Baby surrounded by Syringes To Create Awareness About Infertility

It is estimated that 1 in 8 couples (or 12% of married women) have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. In an attempt to have a baby many couples go through endless treatments, and drugs to help with Ovulation Induction and egg release. This process can be a long road, but once they’re pregnant, all of the hard work is worth it.


Scientists Release Fertility Timeline that Tells Women When to Start Having Children

Many women are waiting to have children these days; they want to get their careers secured, or find the right person to have a family with, or maybe they want to develop the kinds of relationships they feel they need to help them raise a baby.


The Honey-Do’s of Fertility For Dads-To-Be!

It is estimated that 1 in 8 couples (or 12% of married women) have trouble getting pregnant or sustaining a pregnancy. And while often it is thought of as a women’s issue – it takes two to tango! Men have equal roles in the baby-planning process.


Study: Specific Antioxidant Plays Vital Role in Women’s Fertility

There could be any number of reasons that a woman suffer from infertility. Science now says that one of those possibilities could be linked to a lack of selenium, an essential trace antioxidant. Found in protein rich foods like red meat, seafood, and nuts, this nutrient is important for many biological functions, including thyroid hormone production, immune response, and detoxification of damaging chemicals in the body.