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

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

How to Use a Fertility Calculator

Trying to get pregnant? Discover your most fertile days.

Your Health

Many U.S. Women Have No Access to Fertility Clinics

Nearly 40 percent of reproductive-age women in the United States have little or no access to infertility clinics, according to a new study.

Fertility

Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later?

Women who undergo fertility treatment but don't get pregnant may have a slightly higher risk of heart disease, a new study suggests.

Fertility