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

Real Women, Real Stories

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

Taking Birth Control Pills After 40

For most women, it's fine to take birth control pills throughout their 40s and early 50s—and there may even be some advantages other than contraception.

Menopause & Aging Well

Can Diet Boost IVF Success?

A small study suggests the so-called Mediterranean diet boost success of infertility treatment involving in vitro fertilization.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Having Too Little of This Nutrient Could Harm a Woman's Fertility

Nearly half of U.S. women have at least a mild deficiency in the nutrient iodine, and new research suggests it could impair their fertility.

Fertility

When Is the Best Time to Get Pregnant?

Picking the best time to get pregnant is a personal decision, but there are some physical and emotional factors to consider.

Pregnancy & Postpartum

Less Invasive Procedure May Treat Fibroids Without Harming Fertility

A new method that blocks blood flow to growths worked for women who went on to conceive and have children.

Your Health

How to Use a Fertility Calculator

Trying to get pregnant? Discover your most fertile days.

Your Health