fertility and family planning

IVF cost and the price for fertility treatments

Even When IVF Is Covered by Insurance, High Bills and Hassles Abound

Only 15 states require insurance to cover fertility treatments

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Infertility Isn’t Just a Physical Journey — It’s an Emotional One, Too

Struggling with infertility can have a lasting effect on your mental health, whether your journey ends in a baby or not

States Act To Safeguard Young Cancer Patients’ Chances To Have Children

States Act To Safeguard Young Cancer Patients' Chances To Have Children

Some states are requiring insurance to pay for preserving eggs and sperm for young patients undergoing cancer chemotherapy so they have opportunities to have children later.

Failed Fertility Treatments, Poorer Heart Health Later

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.

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New Gel-Based Vasectomy

A new gel-based vasectomy has proven effective in a group of monkeys, raising hopes it could one day provide a permanent but easily reversible male contraceptive option in humans.

couple talking to a fertility doctor

How to Choose a Fertility Clinic or Specialist

Once you have a list of 2-5 options, set up in-person consultations with a specialist at each practice and bring these questions.