Infertility Killed My Sex Life

On those precious days when I was ovulating, our connection felt impossible. We were now lab partners, and our once-carefree sex life became a chore.

Real Women, Real Stories

Infertility Leaves a Mark on Body and Soul

Infertility and, ultimately, pregnancy take a toll on body and soul. Katie O'Connor, founder of Shine, a website to inspire fertility empowerment, shares her story.

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

The Truth About Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is considered the most common cause of female infertility. But, with proper diagnosis and treatment, many women with PCOS are able to achieve a healthy pregnancy.


Pregnancy & Postpartum

Conception Tougher for Couples When Male Partner Is Depressed

Depression in the man may reduce the chances that a couple struggling with infertility will ultimately conceive.

Fertility

Low Sperm Count May Signal Serious Health Risks for Men

A low sperm count may do more than affect a man's ability to have children. It also may be linked to a number of health problems, new research suggests.

Fertility

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

With IVF, Are Fresh or Frozen Embryos Better?

The chances of having a baby after in vitro fertilization (IVF) are similar for most women whether frozen or fresh embryos are used, a new study 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.

Your Health

Low Progesterone Symptoms

Progesterone is a hormone that regulates many functions in a woman's body. Learn to recognize low progesterone and what you can do about it.

Your Health

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

This Symptomless Infection Can Cause Infertility

About 2.5 million American women have had pelvic inflammatory disease, an often-symptomless infection of the reproductive tract that can cause infertility and lasting abdominal pain, a new U.S. government report shows.

Your Health