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.

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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

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

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

Smartphone Device Sizes Up Sperm Health

A new smartphone device has shown early promise as a convenient way for men to check the health of their sperm in the privacy of their home.

Fertility