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fertility

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. There, I’ve said it. It’s out there now.

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. The bloodthirsty demon that lives inside all...

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.

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...

Alice Domar, PhD
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...

Alice Domar, PhD
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.

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.

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.

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