We found no discernable difference in how people rated family scenarios with one, two or three children.
Corporate medicine is hijacking feminist narratives around empowerment and women’s rights to market technologies, tests and treatments that aren’t backed by evidence.
Understanding how the ageing of sperm works in other animals is more important than ever as human male fertility is in decline.
In general, an ageing population puts added pressure on the working-age population to be more productive – just to maintain total output – amid growing fiscal constraints.
Preconception health refers to the many lifestyle changes you can make to benefit a future pregnancy.
The technology may be here sooner than we think. But we have so much to discuss first.
With sperm counts declining world wide, it’s important to know how to keep your sperm as healthy as possible.
Hybrid flowers became a metaphor for sterility at the end of the 19th century.
Talking about plans for childbearing is still seen as a taboo.
Spain is the egg donation capital of Europe. We hear what is driving women to donate in this episode of The Conversation Weekly podcast.
IVF doesn’t always work, but clinics often don’t make that clear to patients.
The landscape has been shifting when it comes to employer interest in employee fertility journeys.
As part of my research, I interviewed egg donors and doctors and also observed women in fertility clinics to get a better sense of what the process was actually like.
Efforts to save one species can provide scientific knowledge that enables us to save other creatures in need.
South Korea’s fertility rate fell below the level needed to sustain a population in the mid-1980s – and it never recovered. It is now below one child per woman during her reproductive years.
The ‘egg timer’ blood test is marketed as an empowering way to give women insights to help them plan when to have children. Problem is, it can’t deliver what it promises.
Finding cosmetics that are free of hormone- disrupting chemicals often means paying more. An epidemiologist explains the risk, particularly for young women.
Human reproduction is completely dependent on the health of an underestimated but vital organ: the endometrium. Here’s how it works.
Many people in their 20s and 30s now feel their sex education was lacking when it came to learning things of practical value.
At-home tests can only provide a partial picture of your fertility.