Twenty percent of all pregnancies end in miscarriage and recurrent miscarriage happens to about 5% of all couples trying to have a family.
A group of researchers at the Yale University School of Medicine used the internet to find out what American women of reproductive age think they know about making babies.
According to a study published in the journal Gynecologic Oncology, women who undergo in-vitro-fertilization (IVF) treatments may be at increased risk of borderline ovarian tumors.
The latest study on infertility and older women suggests the most effective approach to fertility treatment when the cause of infertility is unknown is to choose IVF first.
With Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser syndrome (MRKH), girls are born without vaginas.
An increasingly important aspect of cancer treatment in children is how cancer treatment today affects the child's ability to reproduce as an adult.
In-vitro fertilization is one of the treatment options to increase fertility and conception rate, yet according to new research, IVF treatment may be associated with ovarian tumor growth later in life.
Women who take melatonin may see an increased chance of pregnancy after IVF treatments.
There could be a link between birth control and a woman's ability to secure and keep her selected partners. This link could lead to difficulty reproducing.
Male sperm tests typically measure number and health of sperm in a semen sample. If there are a lot of sperm and those sperm are healthy and highly mobile,
One subject that many obstetricians and gynecologists (OB-GYNs) find uncomfortable is the issue of excess weight when a patient is having difficulties conceiving.
Bisphenol A or BPA is a compound which is part of many plastics and used in a variety of products such as baby and water bottles, and other devices. Experts have noted
Smoking during pregnancy or while trying to get pregnant has never been a good choice, but now researchers and doctors have a great reason to convince parents
Women are postponing pregnancy and having fewer children because of the recession, but just when they need birth control most, many can't pay for it, a new survey finds.
Some studies show that acupuncture may improve fertility, but a recent study shows that there is no clear enough information available whether acupuncture works or not.
When the same fertility treatment is used for a prolonged period, the effectiveness of the treatment could diminish greatly according to new research published in Fertility and Sterility.
A study was done linking stress levels to infertility. According to the report, women who have higher than normal stress levels could have more difficulty conceiving.
In spite of a wealth of medical knowledge surrounding reproduction, one aspect of embryo development, implantation, has remained a mystery. But researchers now say they've filmed it in action.
It is estimated that 10% of all cancer diagnoses are made in patients during reproductive years. Cancer treatments can cause permanent loss of fertility, but patients may not be educated on currently available means of protecting fertility prior to cancer treatments.
The findings of a Swedish study of infertility indicate a linkbetween a woman's size and weight at birth and an increased risk forfertility difficulties once she's of childbearing age.
Even though the array of procedures interests more people, the cost of assisted reproductive treatments (ART) can be daunting to some candidates. One encouraging trend, however, may make the price tag easier to live with.
Fertility and conception expert Dr. David Knight, of Australia sees many couples experiencing difficulty getting pregnant. Knight suggests there might be some simple fixes to easy problems.
A unidentified young man in South Africa is expected to be a very proud papa soon. Six months ago, he underwent the world’s first successful penis transplant and now has fathered a child.
Nine young women in Sweden recently received uterus transplants in ground-breaking surgery that may allow them to bear children.
Kelly Moseley was determined to become a mother. She'd had 20 miscarriages over a 10 year period and has now given birth thanks to new findings.
The Swedish team of medical specialists has just announced that the first embryo implant has taken place. Others will follow in coming months.
An important new study -- the world's largest -- indicates that counseling the mother on healthier lifestyle choices during pregnancy often results in the delivery of a baby of healthy weight.
Of all the things couples could worry about during in-vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures, money tops the list. Research showed finances were a major concern for couples using IVF.
With more than 40 million Chinese now diagnosed as infertile, surrogacy is an attractive solution but the practice is illegal in China.
Making babies is another record-setting claim to fame attributed to Secretariat. Today, Dr. Atilla Toth is helping fertility-compromised humancouples make babies by using pregnancy preparations inspired bySecretariat's breeders.
Scientists have brought us a step closer to stopping genetic diseases before they pass from one generation to the next.
A new study indicates the health of a man's seminal fluid is an indicator for ease of conception as well as life-long health of offspring.
Baby bumps are one of the hottest fashion trends in Hollywood these days.
Men with a Hodgkin's lymphoma who want to have children after cancer treatment stand a better chance of fatherhood if they have their sperm frozen and stored before beginning treatment.
We know androgens are vital to a man’s fertility but a new steady says androgens might actually be doing something useful for a woman’s fertility, too.
Dr. Feel suggests the autoimmune response to gluten may affect fertility; missed periods and infertility are complications of celiac disease.
Recently, in an examination of the reproductive process, medical researchers in England discovered that we must pass the most important exam of all long before our birth.
As many as 60% of a woman's eggs are thought to be defective by errors in chromosomal division. These errors represent the number-one cause of infertility.
Infertility is one of the most distressing long-term effects of cancer treatments for adolescents and teenagers.
A paper published in recent online edition of Circulation, suggests a new therapy to control toxic protein levels in blood that may causehttp://www.babymed.com/hypertension/predicting-pree
Egg donation isn't a decision to be taken lightly. It requires a greatdeal of dedication and determination on the part of the donor and itleaves lasting scars.
A major study that compared the psychiatric health and academicachievement of siblings gives strong support to the theory that dad'sbiological clock exists and may be just as important as mom's.
Researchers recently completed a study examining the effects of emergency contraception on tubal environment. Levonorgestrel (LNG) was the emergency contraception used in the study.
Men and women undergoing assisted reproductive therapies (ART) may find that acupuncture enhances the effort.
A 27-year-old woman wanted to have children but she did not want her children to live as she does, knowing she is genetically inclined to develop a very rare crippling brain disease.
It's been just a few days since the story broke about nine women inSweden undergoing womb transplants in the hope of bearing childrensomeday. Their story brings hope to many women around the world.
The terms embryo adoption and embryo donation are often used interchangeably but some state laws attach specific definitions to them and require state-sanctioned regulations and uses.
A psychiatrist is using modern genetic technologies to track changes in the body that occur when individuals engage in yoga and meditation for just a few minutes a day.