Salami and processed meats

Men: Hold Off On Bacon Till After IVF Success

The findings of a recent study suggests men who are part of a couple undergoing treatment for infertility may fare better if they hold off on the processed meats until a pregnancy is confirmed. ... more »
default image

Biotech Company Produces First Ever Complete Human Sperm in Lab

A biotech company based in France has recently announced their ability to grow human sperm cells in the lab, a breakthrough expected to help many couples overcome male-related infertility issues. ... more »
default image

The Relationship between ICSI Fertility Treatments and Birth Defects

Struggling with infertility when you desperately want a child can be devastating. It’s even been known to tear families apart. Many couples choose to explore alternative fertility options when they’re unable to conceive a child. ... more »
default image

Effect of Hyaluronic Acid Sperm Selection in ICSI Patients

Researchers from the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in India recently published a study in the Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics on the impact of choosing sperm bond to hyaluronic acid (HA). ... more »
default image

My Infertility Journey: Sperm Analysis Results! (Part 20)

A week after getting my saline sonogram, I called for my husband's sperm analysis results. I wasn't too concerned about the sperm test results, because they'd been phenomenal when we'd had it done for the intrauterine insemination three years ago. ... more »
default image

Does Frozen Sperm Work as Well as Fresh Sperm for IVF?

Frozen sperm works just as well as fresh sperm for in Vitro Fertilization (IVF). Researchers found that frozen sperm retrieved via testicular biopsy is just as effective as fresh sperm in leading to a successful pregnancy through IVF. ... more »
default image

Frozen Biopsied Sperm as Effective As Fresh

Infertility can be heartbreaking, especially for a couple who are trying to have children. Thankfully though, modern medicine has given us alternate ways to become pregnant without having to adopt or use a surrogate mother. ... more »
default image

Are Some Fertility Treatments Increasing the Risk of Birth Defects?

I know that not being able to have children is devastating for couples who learn they are unable to conceive on their own. The good news is that there are so many different fertility options, that most couples can find some option that works for them. ... more »
default image

OncoFertility: Combination Approach More Effective Than Single Treatment

According to a new study from Erlangen University Hospital in Germany suggests a combination approach to improving fertility for oncology patients. ... more »
default image

ICSI Outcome: Extracted Sperm Vs Ejaculated Sperm

Researchers from Tel Aviv University recently published a study in the journal Fertility and Sterility comparing fertilization and pregnancy rates between extracted and ejaculated sperm in patients undergoing ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection). ... more »