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fertility

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

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 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

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

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

Even If You’re Not Sure Whether You Want Kids – Here's What Every Woman Should Know

I know you: Your eyes glaze over when you see the word “fertility.” You blithely skip any articles mentioning “egg freezing” popping up in your news...

Amy Klein
October 22 2015

What I Tell Anyone Struggling With Infertility

Infertility is invisible — we don't tend to talk about struggling to get pregnant.

Lorraine Ferrier
October 18 2015

I'm An OB/GYN Struggling With Infertility. Here's Why I'm Finally Breaking My Silence

I’ve been strong my whole life. For the most part, it has served me well. But over the past several months, my strength has been tested time and time...

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

4 Simple Lifestyle Changes That Improve Your Chances Of Getting Pregnant

The road to conception can be a bumpy path for many people. And over the years, one of the most common questions I've heard from patients at my...

Dr. Shahin Ghadir
October 2 2015

18 Celebrities Who Were Really Honest About Their Fertility Struggles

It's been a powerful few days for fertility and the many issues that surround it.

Allie White
September 18 2015

7 Things Every Woman Needs To Know About IUDs

You've probably heard a lot about IUDs lately. And with all the buzz this birth control has been generating, you couldn’t be blamed for thinking that...

Anna Williams
July 29 2015

I Was Told My PCOS Meant I'd Never Have Kids. Here's What I Did

I once weighed 200 pounds. My skin, from my face down onto my back, was covered in painful cystic acne. My period would only arrive twice a year, and...

Alisa Vitti
July 19 2015

12 Things Most Doctors Don't Tell You About Sexual Health

Every year, millions of women give up or drastically compromise their expectations of having enjoyable, fun, satisfying sex ever again.

Lauren Streicher, M.D.
July 13 2015

How I Finally Became A Mother At 42 ... Without IVF

I was 41 years old when my husband and I started seriously talking about having kids

Alisa Vitti
June 29 2015