Women’s fertility declines with age, but the ‘cliff’ we often hear about at age 35 is a myth: it’s more of a gentle slope.
Arguments about population growth are unhelpful, distracting and often racist.
Both cancer and cancer treatment can impact someone’s ability to have biological children. It’s important to discuss fertility right after cancer diagnosis.
From next year, uterus transplants are being trialled in Australia. But it’s likely to be a while before they becomes mainstream clinical treatment.
Despite what many men believe, they might not have all the time in the world when it comes to having children.
Some IVF clinics promise a lot when it comes to egg freezing but in reality, your chances come down to three key numbers: your age, the number of eggs collected and your budget.
Taking a DNA test kit sounds like harmless fun but some people end up getting more than they bargained for.
Digital traces are already being used as evidence to prosecute people accused of seeking abortions.
Previously, eggs and sperm (gametes) and embryos were typically only stored for a maximum of ten years.
More attention should be given to the oral health of women during the reproductive years, in particular those who have many children.
For Wiccans, midsummer, with the maximum hours of sunlight, is the time for celebrating new life.
Clinicians now able to give a clinical diagnosis of “suspected endometriosis” based on symptoms and a physical examination.
Any effects you might notice after stopping birth control are typically due to the return of your natural menstrual cycle.
A pending bill in Colorado would disclose donor information to children and their parents and set limits on how many families can use a single individual’s egg or sperm.
Fertility rates declined among women of all ages in the UK at the start of the pandemic – but have been picking up again, particularly among older mothers.
Embryo glue and endometrial scratching are just a couple of the add-on procedures people can choose from.
Some of the most persistent myths about COVID-19 vaccination have been false rumours that it can affect fertility in men or women. There has never been any evidence to support this misinformation.
Many young people are bleak about what the future holds - and this is having an impact on their plans to have children.
Around 10% of women stop having periods and see the end of their fertile years much earlier than expected.
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