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fertility

How Infertility Has Affected My Identity As A Woman

I had no idea how intertwined infertility and personal identity would become.

Kelsey Holland
December 4 2016

5 Natural Birth Control Methods If You're Opting Out Of The Pill

Not all women go off the pill because they want to get pregnant, after all.

Natalie Kringoudis
November 25 2016

The Surprising Link Between Spirituality & Fertility

Fertility depends on much more than age, hormone levels, or ovulation windows. Much of what is happening in conception is beyond our mental...

Dr Julie Von
November 14 2016

Analyze Your Tongue, Optimize Fertility + Balance Hormones: An Integrative MD Explains

Dr. Taz shares her top tips on how to incorporate traditional medicine into a healthy lifestyle. Hear what she has to say on all things inflammation,...

September 17 2016

7 Signs You're Not As Fertile As You Think You Are

Your body and your menstrual cycle are great barometers for your reproductive health — you just need to know how to read them. Here are a few...

Kirsten Karchmer
September 14 2016

I'm An OB-GYN. Here's Why I Turned To Acupuncture When I Wanted To Get Pregnant

As an doctor and scientist, I used to dismiss acupuncture and alternative therapies — until my fertility journey.

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
September 7 2016

I Couldn't Decide If I Should Freeze My Eggs. Here's How Meditation Helped

Deciding whether or not I should freeze my eggs wasn't easy. Here's how I did it.

Carrie Severson
August 1 2016

3 Ways To Deal With Stress & Uncertainty On Your Fertility Journey

No one plans to experience the pain of infertility. But feeling better *is* possible.

Trying To Have A Baby? What You Need To Know About Acupuncture

One study showed that having acupuncture during IVF may almost double your chances of conceiving.

Mary Sabo
June 27 2016

The Tampon Of The Future Will Be Able To Detect Disease In Your Blood

They could test for biomarkers that help diagnose medical conditions like endometriosis, cervical cancer, and fertility.

Emi Boscamp
June 24 2016

Why I Recommend Yoga If You're Having Trouble Getting Pregnant: A Fertility Doctor Explains

In one study, a yoga program significantly lowered anxiety rates by 20 percent in fertility patients.

5 Concerns Of Women Who Are Pregnant After 35 + What I Tell Them: An MD Explains

As a doctor in the reproductive psychiatry and OB/GYN departments at UCSF Medical Center, I've worked with many moms who are considered older (or of...

Dr. Anna Glezer
June 23 2016

Trying To Get Pregnant? Everything You Need To Know About The Zika Virus

As a fertility doctor, I have many patients concerned about how the Zika virus will affect their plans for pregnancy. Here’s what I tell them about...

Daisy Ridley Gets Refreshingly Honest About Her Struggle With Endometriosis

"I can safely say feeling so self conscious has left my confidence in tatters."

Emi Boscamp
June 10 2016