A panel of experts answer questions about vaccines, omicron and other COVID-related issues in a discussion with The Conversation.
While most women who try for a baby will succeed, some won’t, and some will have fewer children than they had planned to have.
Reproductive leave policies can help workers who are trying to start a family, dealing with painful periods or going through menopause.
The provision of better health services and social grants has aided rural women’s progress in South Africa, but there are still tremendous needs to be met.
COVID vaccines have no effect on fertility, do not impact the chance of a miscarriage, and are safe and effective while pregnant. Here’s what the science shows.
Frozen eggs will be stored for up to 55 years in the UK.
An unknown number of people have lost their dreams of parenthood because of storage disasters at fertility clinics. These experts note poor government oversight and the need for stronger regulation.
Abortion and contraception were quite common among premodern Christians, who also celebrated women’s celibacy as superior to marriage and childbearing.
Economic opportunities, social norms and expanding education and employment options for many women help explain why U.S. fertility has slowed in the late 20th and early 21st centuries.
The Nigerian government must design more interventions to improve education, employment opportunities and the economy in order to control the country’s population growth.
The higher the chemical levels found in a woman’s blood, the fewer eggs they had left in their ovaries.
New findings suggest the loss of fertility at high temperatures is a major threat to the survival of some species.
Our study found that the longer it took a person to conceive, the poorer their health was in later life.
Warnings of an end to human sperm production have been making headlines recently, now with the added threat of shrinking penises. Is this science or sensationalism?
Our new study shows a widely used fertility treatment, known as ICSI, is no better than standard IVF for most people. Yet, it’s being routinely offered around the world.
Our chemical environment appears responsible for an alarming plummet in sperm counts – in humans and in animals.
Older fathers have a lower chance of conceiving and increased chances of negative effects on children.
Squirrel feeders laced with contraceptives could be used to suppress grey squirrels in the UK.
COVID-19 has led to a sharp rise in inquiries at some of London’s largest fertility clinics.
Large numbers of young people can represent great economic potential. But this only works if Nigeria can invest in their health and education and new economic opportunities.