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What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: After Age 40

For women over the age of 40 looking to get pregnant, it is important to start working with a fertility specialist sooner than later. The treatment options available become more limited as we age, so…

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What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: Between Age 35 to 40

What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: Between Age 35 to 40 If you and your partner have been tying to get pregnant between 35 and 40, you may want to speak with a fertility specialist.…

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What You Need to Know About Fertility Treatments: Before Age 35

If you and your partner have been struggling to get pregnant, it may be time to consider speaking with your doctor about fertility treatments. It’s important to realize that the conception…

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How Soon Can You Get Pregnant After Stopping Birth Control?

You’ve taken steps in your family planning, and now you’re ready for a baby. How long after stopping birth control are you fertile again? Well, it depends on the contraceptive.

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E6: 7 Domains of Fertility

For many people, having children and raising children is the biggest part of their life plans. But for some, infertility—not being able to get pregnant after a year of trying—can present…

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When Is It Too Late to Freeze Your Eggs?

Women have a loose time frame for making babies. If you're in your late 30s and haven't met the person you'd like to start a family with yet, the end of that time frame might be…

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Fertility Preservation for Young Cancer Patients

When parents are faced with a child's cancer diagnosis, they’re overwhelmed with fear about medications, surgery, and the possibility of losing their child. It can also be hard to imagine…

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Will Endometrial Scratching Help Me Get Pregnant Through IVF?

The process of a fertilized egg joining the uterine wall is still a mystery. For couples turning to in-vitro fertilization, doctors have tried to find many ways throughout the years to improve a…

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I Can't Get Pregnant After a Miscarriage – Am I Normal?

For couples attempting to conceive, a miscarriage can be a tragic setback. A minority of couples may find it difficult to conceive again. Is that normal? Or is something else causing conception…

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In-vitro Gametogenesis: Making Babies From Skin Cells

Scientists have shown that they can create fertile eggs from "pluripotent" skin stem cells—cells that can form into any type of embryonic cell. The potential for this kind of…

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Is a Natural Approach to Family Planning Right For You? 

Whether you want a child, many children, or none at all, couples today have a spectrum of choices including everything from proactive, technical approaches to more natural methods of family planning.…

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What Is PCOS and Do I Have It?

You have irregular periods and have done some research online. You may have come across some alarming articles on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). First, don’t panic. PCOS is a common…

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Understanding Uterine Anomalies

One in 20 women will have some kind of uterine abnormality. Most won’t realize they have the condition until there are complications with a pregnancy. On this episode of “The Seven…

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Uterine Transplant Could Allow Women Born Without A Uterus to Carry Their Own Babies

One in 5,000 women is born without a uterus—a condition called MRKH syndrome—making it impossible to carry a child. This is usually diagnosed during the adolescent years, and Dr. Kirtly…

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What We Don't Know About the Effects of BPA on Pregnancy

Most of us are familiar with the health risks associated with exposure to bisphenol-A (BPA), found in most plastics, but there is still a lot that we don’t understand. Christy Porucznik, PhD,…

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When is it Too Late to Have a Baby?

As many women are faced with the challenges of establishing a career path and finding a stable partner, starting a family is now happening later in life. OB/GYN

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