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The One Factor In Fertility I Wish More People Understood: An OB Explains

Some 12 percent of all infertility cases are the result of a woman weighing too much or too little—and the man’s weight can be a factor, too.

Dr. Laurence A. Jacobs
April 1 2016

5 Foods To Eat To Boost Your Fertility

Digestion and nutrition play a key role in just about every aspect of our health — including fertility. Dr. Jamie Grifo of the NYU Fertility Center...

Kyra Phillips
March 10 2016

Why I Decided To Become A Mom On My Own At 35

"I’m on firm ground in my identity and career. But now, just shy of my 35th birthday, this is where I’ve chosen to go: a fertility therapist’s office,...

Rachel Lehmann-Haupt
March 9 2016

A New Study Suggests Antidepressants Can Hurt Fertility. Here's What You Need To Know

Researchers discovered that taking an antidepressant significantly reduced the odds of conceiving. So, if you're currently taking antidepressant...

Dr. Alice Domar
February 21 2016

Why I'm Happier, Healthier & Sexier Off Hormonal Birth Control

It wasn't until I finally ditched my birth control pill, after years of feeling like I was missing something, that I started to really come into my...

Kara Ferreira
February 16 2016

PCOS: A Functional Doctor Explains What You Really Need To Know

Polycystic ovarian syndrome affects an estimated 10 percent of women — but there's a lot of misinformation out there about what it means and how it...

Robin Berzin, M.D.
February 12 2016

What I Tell My Patients About Endometriosis + How To Manage It Naturally

Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 women in America. As a natural doctor focused on women’s health, my approach to managing this painful condition involves...

Aviva Romm, M.D.
February 10 2016

Lena Dunham Opens Up About How Endometriosis Is Affecting Her Career

We love Lena Dunham because she's never been shy about her body. She deliberately flaunts her not-exactly-size-2 body onscreen and openly discusses...

Emi Boscamp
February 9 2016

I Was 16 When I Was Told I'd Never Have Kids. Here's How I Learned To Accept My Infertility

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

Heidi Swymer
February 9 2016

Ladies, Meet Your Uterus: A Lesson In Vaginal Steaming

Today's women have come a long way and we've worked hard to get there. Role models like Oprah Winfrey, Beyoncé, and Hillary Clinton show the world...

Sandy Eulas
January 31 2016

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