Four women born without uterus or who had it removed for health reasons have received embryos
The Legal Minefield When Two Mommies Split Up
A Colorado couple show how complicated custody battles between two mothers can be.
Swedish Doctors Successfully Transplant Wombs Into 9 Women
Next step: implanting embryos
New Hope for Infertile Women: Healthy Eggs
About 6.7 million American women suffer from infertility, 1% of whom struggle to get pregnant because of poor-quality eggs.
IVF Breakthrough With First Successful Abdominal Ovarian Tissue Graft Pregnancy
Mom-to-be says she’s “excited” to be expecting twin girls despite having second ovary removed seven years ago
How Healthy Are IVF Babies?
Millions of babies have been born via in vitro fertilization (IVF), and researchers are just starting to document some of the lasting effects the process may have on early development.
Men Who Can’t Make Sperm May Be at Higher Risk of Cancers
Researchers at Stanford University say infertility may put some men at higher risk of developing brain, prostate and testicular tumors as well as melanoma and lymphoma.
Study Clarifies Link Between Fertility Treatments and Neurological Problems In Kids
Children born from in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments have shown a higher risk of developmental problems, but what is responsible for the heightened risk?
Women with BRCA Gene Mutation at Higher Risk for Early Menopause
A study finds the first genetic links that predict timing of menopause
IVF Linked to More Birth Defects
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is responsible for creating thousands of happy families, but the latest research highlights some of the potential long term risks of the procedure.
Hope for Infertility Treatments: Scientists Make New Eggs from Mouse Stem Cells
Japanese researchers have produced mouse eggs from stem cells that bred healthy offspring, a breakthrough that may one day help treat human infertility.
Are Fertility Financers Productive or Predatory?
Businesses that dole out loans to infertile couples to help them pay for treatment are springing up around the country. But in some cases, fertility doctors are part owners
Too Much Coffee Could Hurt Women’s Chances of IVF Success
Women who drank five or more cups of coffee a day were about 50% less likely to get pregnant through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) than non-drinkers, according to a recent Danish study.