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fertility

I Had 4 Miscarriages In 3 Years. Here's How I Finally Got My Happy Ending

In our Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest conversation...

Kristen Jamie
January 26 2016

I Have Infertility. Here's What I Wish My Pregnant Friends Knew

I am infertile. I have infertility. I am struggling with infertility.

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
January 16 2016

Moon Medicine: The Art Of Herbal Vaginal Steaming

When Gwyneth Paltrow preached about her love of vaginal steams last January, we were pretty sure the practice wouldn't have a terribly long shelf...

Iris Josephina
January 15 2016

This Hilarious Video Perfectly Encapsulates Why The Period Stigma Is So Insane

It must be so hard for guys to deal with women on their periods. The mood swings. The buckets of blood.

Emi Boscamp
January 8 2016

6 Signs Your Hormones Are Aging Too Fast + The Lifestyle Changes That Can Fix It

Many women assume that there are three major hormonal milestones: that first menstrual period, pregnancy, and then menopause. But there’s actually an...

Alisa Vitti
January 2 2016

9 Ways To Deal With The Holidays When You're Experiencing Infertility

A number of years ago, I wrote a book about how to minimize stress while going through infertility and had the brilliant thought (in the middle of the...

Dr. Alice Domar
December 22 2015

What I Tell Women Who Are Pregnant & Struggling With Depression

As you may have seen, there’s been a frenzy of media attention around a study published this month in JAMA Pediatrics. The study showed an increased...

Dr. Alice Domar
December 20 2015

6 Natural Ways I Got My Period Under Control (After Years Of Issues)

When I think of a “biohacker,” I envision a mad scientist in a white lab coat splicing DNA in a dark basement laboratory. So you can imagine my...

Jennifer Aldoretta
December 18 2015

My IVF Treatments Failed. Here's What I Wish Others Struggling With Infertility Knew

In our Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest conversation...

Justine Brooks Froelker
December 15 2015

I'm Scared To Have Kids — But My Biological Clock Is "Ticking"

I always pictured myself becoming a mother someday. I’m the girl who grew up playing with baby dolls and pretending my little sister was my baby. But...

Dana Hall
December 8 2015

What Infertility Is Really Like — From A Man's Point Of View

My wife and I endured a seven-year period filled with six pregnancy losses and a year of infertility. We were told there was no hope and were...

Cory Judge
December 6 2015

Angelina Jolie-Pitt: "I Actually Love Being In Menopause"

Only Angelina Jolie could convince us to be excited for menopause. Speaking to the Daily Telegraph , she said, "I actually love being in...

Emi Boscamp
November 23 2015

What You Should Be Doing In Your 20s If You Want To Get Pregnant Someday

In my work as a functional nutrition and hormone expert, I see more and more women facing fertility challenges. I also find women are increasingly...

Alisa Vitti
November 22 2015

Living With Endometriosis: Lena Dunham & Padma Lakshmi Get Real

Even though a staggering 176 million women worldwide are affected by endometriosis, it often takes years and years of doctor visits, misdiagnoses and...

Allie White
November 17 2015

What I Wish Every Couple Knew Before Starting IVF: An OB/GYN Gets Real

Whether a couple goes through just one cycle or five, the experience of in vitro fertilization (IVF) can significantly affect an otherwise stable and...

Shannon M. Clark, M.D.
November 13 2015

10 Things You Can Learn About Your Health By Tracking Your Cycle — At Any Age!

The menstrual cycle is one of the most important — and frustrating — parts of being a woman. It brings the joy of motherhood alongside the pain of...

November 12 2015

9 Things You Only Learn Once You're Dealing With Infertility

As with most bad things in life, we think we’re immune to them until the day they come knocking on our door. Prior to being diagnosed with infertility...

Elyse Andrews
November 9 2015

What Every Man Should Know If He Wants To Have A Healthy Baby Someday

I see it happen all the time: A new female patient comes to my acupuncture clinic for fertility treatments. But upon evaluation, she reveals that her...

Laura Erlich
November 7 2015

I Never Thought I'd Be The Woman To Have An Abortion. Here's What I Wish More People Understood

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Sandra Chabot Weber
November 5 2015

After My Third Miscarriage At 36, I Thought Things Couldn't Get Worse...

In our new Realtalk series, we're sharing personal stories about fertility and family planning. We hope they offer support and inspire honest...

Cate Scolnik
November 3 2015