I Was a Gestational Carrier, and I’d Do It Again in a Heartbeat

Carrying a baby that's not your own sounds daunting, but it's the best gift you can give

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Pregnant or Worried About Infertility? Get Vaccinated Against Covid-19

Despite rampant misinformation, studies show that COVID-19 vaccines are safe for both the mom and baby

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Periods

If you're unsure how to talk to your healthcare provider about your period, these questions can help guide you

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Can the Covid-19 Vaccine Disrupt Our Menstrual Cycle? Maybe — But It’s Likely Nothing to Worry About

Some women are noticing their periods are different after getting vaccinated. We asked OB-GYNs why this might be happening.

Prevention & Screenings

Fast Facts: What You Need to Know About Endometriosis

It can take years for women to get diagnosed. Learn about the condition to get the help you need.

Your Health

Sex, Fertility and Breast Cancer

Breast cancer doesn't have to mean an end to your sex life or your plans to have a family

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Endometriosis Made My Pregnancy High Risk

I didn't realize that getting and staying pregnant would prove the most frightening experience of my life

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How to Improve Your Chances of Getting Pregnant

Many women assume pregnancy will just happen if you don't try to prevent it. But some women may want to take steps to encourage pregnancy.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

What I Learned About Infertility While Trying to Conceive Our Second

Hope and positivity did not treat my PMAD. Instead, treatment restored my hope and positivity.

Real Women, Real Stories

Could Pot Harm Men's Sperm?

New research shows that marijuana causes genetic changes in sperm, though it's not clear what effect those changes have, or if they're passed on to a man's children.

Fertility

Crazy Cool Things That Happen When You Ovulate

Can you tell when you're ovulating? Can others tell? You may be surprised at some of the outward signs of ovulation—from how you look to how you act.

Your Health

Study Debunks Idea That Epilepsy Can Hamper Fertility

Having epilepsy doesn't appear to lower a woman's chances of becoming pregnant, new research finds.

Fertility

Low Thyroid Levels May Affect a Woman's Fertility

Having even a slightly underactive thyroid may interfere with a woman's ability to get pregnant, a new Harvard Medical School study has found.

Your Health

Why Am I Not Getting Pregnant?

If you are having trouble getting pregnant, find out some common and often treatable reasons why you may be having difficulty conceiving.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Top Causes of Infertility in Women

If you're having trouble getting pregnant, you may want to find out more about some of the most common causes of infertility in women.

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