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Your Genetics Might Affect Fertility More Than You Think
By Julia Ries, On Assignment For HuffPost
This is what experts know so far about how family history plays a role in getting pregnant.
IVFML Season 2, Episode 10: Surviving Pregnancy
Sometimes infertility is a reflection of the health care system we put up with.
IVFML Season 2, Episode 9: Going From Childless To Childfree
After one of them almost died from a fertility-related procedure, this couple decided that enough was enough.
Like Gabrielle Union, I Was Shamed After I Went Public With My Infertility
Shannon M. Clark, MD
Once a woman chooses to open up about her troubles conceiving, the “advice” comes pouring in.
IVFML Season 2, Episode 7: Is Egg And Sperm Donation 'Worth It'?
We hear from egg and sperm donors about the process of donating gametes to help other people build their families.
IVFML Season 2, Episode 5: When Secondary Infertility Strikes, There's Not Much Sympathy
People who give birth to children after infertility still struggle when it comes to adding siblings to their family.
Michelle Obama's Story Could Mean A Lot To Black Women Facing Infertility
Experts think the former first lady's memoir could push more couples to seek treatment to get pregnant, including IVF.
IVFML Season 2, Episode 4: Why Don't You Just Adopt?
IVFML hosts Simon Ganz and Anna Almendrala discuss why this common adoption question hurts infertile couples.
IVFML Season 2, Episode 1: Are We Still Infertile?
In IVFML season 2, Simon and Anna return to update listeners about their pregnancy story.
Most Americans Who Can't Get Pregnant Have No Way To Access Treatment
Who gets access to fertility specialists in the U.S. says a lot about who we think "deserves" a family.
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'Private Life,' A Movie About A Marriage In Crisis, Offers A New Depiction Of Infertility
Movies and TV tend to depict infertile people as joyless and evil. 'Private Life' counters that narrative.
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Kelly Clarkson Applauds Carrie Underwood For Opening Up About Miscarriages
“It's a hard thing to do, but it makes women who feel inferior ... feel comfortable,” Clarkson said of Underwood.
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Not All Childless Women Are Happily Childfree. This Book Gives Them A Voice.
A hidden narrative about motherhood finds its voice in a new book about what happens when children don't happen.
What It's Like To Be Told At 16 That You May Never Have Children
, Guest Writer
Polycystic ovary syndrome forced me to think about infertility long before I ever wanted to get pregnant.
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Powerful Rainbow Baby Photo Features Mom's 1,616 IVF Needles
After four years and three miscarriages, Patricia and Kimberly O’Neill welcomed a baby girl.
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Most Young People Have No Idea When Fertility Begins To Decline
Everyone agrees they should start trying for a baby before it gets hard. But, as shown by a recent survey, no one knows when that is.
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Halsey Talks About Endometriosis And Freezing Her Eggs At 23
"I need to be aggressive about protecting my fertility, about protecting myself."
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IVF Failure Is Devastating And More Common Than You Think
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Only 26 percent of IVF cycles produced babies in 2015.
Chrissy Teigen & John Legend Are Having A Boy
Teigen revealed her baby’s gender in an Instagram post after the Grammy Awards. The couple’s first daughter, Luna, was born in April 2016.
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Sperm Counts Are Down, But It Doesn't Mean There's A Male Fertility Crisis
The relationship between sperm count and fertility is actually pretty weak.
College Student Borrows Notebook From Parents, Makes Emotional Discovery
She didn't realize her mom and dad had a different purpose for it years ago.
Mom's Comics Show How Isolating And Draining Infertility Is
“I wanted to acknowledge the draining, deflating, and isolating process.”
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Infertility In Men Is Just As Common As In Women, But We Don't Treat It That Way
One in eight couples will deal with infertility.
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