Doctors often recommend lifestyle changes for men facing infertility: avoid cigarettes, cut back on drinking, lose weight. That’s great advice for an overall healthy life, but a new study suggests it won’t necessarily help men …
At 38, Brigitte Adams froze 11 eggs in hopes of becoming a mother one day. Frustrated by the lack of information about egg freezing available to women, she started Eggsurance, a website that offers guidance and clinic reviews.
University of Edinburgh researchers say they’ve identified a gene crucial to sperm development that could be a target for a new form of male birth control.
Karen Capato used her deceased husband’s frozen sperm to conceive twins. The Supreme Court has ruled the kids aren’t eligible for federal benefits because of their posthumous conception. Will the decision cause people to think …
Melissa Brown survived breast cancer at 26. Advised not to get pregnant afterward, she accepted with joy and trepidation her sister’s offer to be her gestational surrogate.
A new study seeks to answer a longstanding chicken-or-egg question: do infertility treatments raise the risk of birth defects, or is the risk linked to infertility itself?
Donor conception is certainly more popular these days, but its origins can be traced to the 1400s.
While in Australia visiting family for the holidays, I heard a story on the radio about how almost all Australian sperm — yes, the human kind — is imported from the U.S. How odd, I thought, I wonder why?
Just 4% of women of childbearing age with cancer take steps to mitigate the risks of infertility inherent in many treatments.
Should children conceived after a father’s death be eligible for government benefits? The Supreme Court’s not sure.
Gentlemen, you may want to hold the bacon. A new study suggests that eating a high-fat diet may be associated with lower sperm quality.
British researchers have developed an embryo-incubating system that they say improves odds of conception by 27%. But larger fertility clinics in the U.S. are already ahead of the game.
Why should women bear the brunt of infertility testing? A new at-home sperm-analysis test allows men to assess their babymaking abilities.