Daily Mail | October 10, 2018
Will AI replace fertility doctors? Why computers are the only ones that can end the agony of failed IVF cycles, miscarriages, and risky multiple births

Around 200,000 couples a year try IVF. Two thirds of couples who try IVF experience failure at least once. (more)

U.S. News and World Report | October 9, 2018
Missed Miscarriage: A Missing Conversation

Also called a silent miscarriage, the type of early pregnancy loss is symptom-less and confusing. (more)

This Is Infertility Podcast | October 3, 2018
This is Infertility Episode 18: Recurrent Pregnancy Loss: Causes, Treatments, & Future

In this episode Dr. Zev Williams takes us on a deep dive into the causes, treatments, and even the future of recurrent pregnancy loss. (more)

Parents Magazine | October 3, 2018
The Psychology Behind Pregnancy Test Addiction

Expectant moms are taking dozens of pregnancy tests after doctors already confirmed their pregnancies. They call themselves POAS addicts (that stands for “pee on a stick”). (more)

The New Yorker | October 2, 2018
The Unlikely Politics of a Digital Contraceptive

The F.D.A. recently allowed a controversial mobile app to market itself as a form of digital contraception. Why did they do so, and why is it so popular? (more)

Advocate | October 2, 2018
Trans Folks Want Babies Too

Being a transgender parent isn’t always as complicated in real life as the media portrays it. (more)

TScary Mommy | September 21, 2018
Nearly 10% Of Women Suffer From This Infertility-Causing Condition

Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) isn’t that bad – if you’re a woman who’s a fan of fertility problems, irregular or absent periods, acne, and sporting excess facial hair. (more)

Woman’s Day | September 18, 2018
When Are You Most Fertile?

Where you are in your cycle changes the odds of getting pregnant. (more)

Romper | September 14, 2018
My PCOS *Is* Painful & Debilitating, Even Though I Have 2 Kids

There’s a lot of misconceptions about what it means to live with polycystic ovary syndrome. And because people can’t see what’s causing me pain, my symptoms and my suffering are often overlooked. (more)

SHAPE Magazine | September 11, 2018
James Van Der Beek Shares Why We Need Another Term for “Miscarriage” In a Powerful Post

Earlier this summer, James Van Der Beek and his wife, Kimberly, welcomed their fifth child into the world. The couple has taken to social media several times since to share their excitement. (more)

Metro | September 10, 2018
What do you know about PCOS, one of the most common causes of female infertility?

Affecting as many as 5 million women in the U.S., polycystic ovary syndrome is one of the most common causes of female infertility, but most women don’t know how treatable PCOS actually is. (more)

The New York Times | August 27, 2018
Women Struggling to Get Pregnant Turn to Fertility Apps

When Nicole and Christopher Roberts of North Stonington, Conn., decided to start a family in 2016, Nicole quickly became pregnant, but then miscarried three months later. (more)

Bustle | August 26, 2018
6 Foods That Help With Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

If you’re someone who suffers from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS), you likely do everything you can to keep your symptoms at bay. (more)

CNBC | August 19, 2018
At-home, mail-in fertility testing is on the rise as more women take control of their eggs

As more women put off starting families, helping women assess how much time, and how many eggs, they have left to conceive is a growing business. (more)

U.S. News and World Report | August 17, 2018
Which Doctor Can Help Me With Infertility?

A reproductive endocrinologist can help patients correct issues that may be hindering conception. (more)

Huffington Post | August 15, 2018
The Problem With Trusting A Startup To Monitor Your Fertility

Fertility testing, once confined to doctor’s offices and reserved for people struggling to conceive, is becoming more accessible, thanks to startups that aim to educate young women. (more)

Healthline | August 8, 2018
This Test May Help Find the Cause of Many Miscarriages

Experiencing a miscarriage can be devastating, not just for the loss of a pregnancy, but also, in part, because the cause of a miscarriage can be so inexplicable. (more)

Huffington Post | July 26, 2018
Americans Would Do Anything To Make Their Kids Smarter. Except Edit Their Genes.

Scientists are inching closer to successful human applications of CRISPR-Cas9, a genome-editing technology that helps them easily find, delete, and replace genes in any living organism. (more)

The Hill | July 25, 2018
Congress is preventing people with mitochondrial diseases from having healthy babies

This month marks the fortieth birthday of Louise Brown, the first person conceived using in vitro fertilization (IVF). (more)

SHAPE Magazine | July 25, 2018
Docs Say the New FDA-Approved Pill to Treat Endometriosis Could Be a Game-Changer

Earlier this week, the FDA approved a new drug that might make living with endometriosis easier for the more than 10 percent of women who live with the painful, and sometimes debilitating, condition. (more)

STAT News | July 24, 2018
Are embryos people? The answer will determine the future of reproductive medicin

The announcement that Justice Anthony Kennedy will retire and President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to take his place has spurred concern over the future of women’s reproductive options. (more)

Huffington Post | July 12, 2018
Everything You Need To Know About Freezing Your Eggs

Statistics show that more women are having babies later in life. A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report found that birth rates in 2016 rose for women ages 30 to 44 and decreased for those 30 and under. (more)

Yahoo Lifestyle | July 6, 2018
Katharine McPhee, 34, and David Foster, 68, reportedly want to have kids: Is that even possible?

A source tells Us Weekly that the couple plans to have a wedding within the next nine months. “Katharine is telling close friends she doesn’t want to have a long engagement to David Foster,” the source says. (more)

Reuters Health | June 27, 2018
Paternal smoking linked to miscarriage risk

Would-be fathers may increase their partner’s risk of miscarriage by smoking during the pregnancy, or even during the time leading up to conception, a new study suggests. (more)

Reuters Health | June 25, 2018
How Common Is It To Get Pregnant In Your 50s?

On Saturday, actress Brigitte Nielsen announced the birth of her fifth child, at the age of 54. (more)

Refinery29 | June 25, 2018
How Common Is It To Get Pregnant In Your 50s?

On Saturday, actress Brigitte Nielsen announced the birth of her fifth child, at the age of 54. (more)

goop | June 21, 2018
Is It Time to Freeze Your Eggs?

Egg freezing is not a topic that sits at the forefront of most women’s minds—and that could be a problem. (more)

The Washington Times | June 14, 2018
Gene-edited ‘designer babies’ offer miracle cures, questionable ethics

A generation of designer babies is both an exciting and a daunting prospect for scientists who dare to imagine a future free of genetic disease. (more)

Healthline | June 8, 2018
Men’s Sperm Health May Be Affected by Childhood Trauma

A study found that men with higher levels of childhood stress had lower levels of sperm microRNAs, molecules that regulate certain genes. (more)

Scary Mommy | June 5, 2018
New Study Sheds Light On Acupuncture’s Impact On IVF

It’s really awesome that fertility treatments like IVF exist. There are so many thousands of parents who have benefited from it, and so many babies born into those loving families. (more)

People en Español | June 1, 2018
¿Es normal el embarazo de Brigitte Nielsen a sus 54 años? ¡Los expertos opinan!

A principios de semana comenzó a correr la sorprendente noticia de que la actriz y modelo Brigitte Nielsen estaba esperando un hijo a sus 54 años. (more)

Newsweek | May 31, 2018
Risks of Pregnancy for Women Over 50? Brigitte Nielsen Announces Pregnancy at 54

Although women have successfully carried out pregnancies at age 50 and above, advanced age pregnancies do come with their own set of risks and dangers. (more)

Healthline | May 30, 2018
New Test Better Predicts Risk of Premature Birth

Preterm birth is the No. 1 cause of death for children under age 5 globally. (more)

Bridal Pulse | May 30, 2018
Did 54 Year Old Brigitte Neilsen Use IVF to Conceive? Probably.

Did Brigitte Neilsen use IVF to conceive her fifth child? Is 54 a healthy and safe age to conceive a child? How did she stay so fertile for so long? (more)

People Magazine | May 30, 2018
Everything to Know About Getting Pregnant In Your 40s, as More Stars Have Babies Near 50

While a healthy and hoped-for pregnancy is a joyous occasion at any age, it is especially in a woman’s late 40s; doctors refer to a woman over the age of 35 as of “advanced maternal age,” with the attendant risks and difficult odds that accompany that designation.  (more)

New York Daily News | May 30, 2018
Brigitte Nielsen is pregnant at 54

Actress Brigitte Nielsen has a baby on the way at the age of 54. (more)

Buzzfeed | May 21, 2018
18 Answers To Every In Vitro Fertilization Question You’ve Ever Had

We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community for their IVF questions. Then we spoke to Dr. Eric Forman from Columbia University Fertility for his expert responses. (more)

USA Today | May 19, 2018
As births decline in young women, they keep rising in 40-somethings. Here’s why.

The United States is in the midst of a baby bust as birth rates fall in every age group of women except for one: women in their 40s, according to government statistics released this week. (more)

SheKnows | May 11, 2018
Should You Do Genetic Testing on Embryos Before IVF?

Technology exists that allows us to screen embryos for genetic diseases before IVF, but should we do it? (more)

Well and Good | May 9, 2018
Egg freezing is on the rise—but here’s what you need to know about hitting “pause” on your fertility

If you’re of a certain age (read: over 30) and are not yet in the relationship, odds are good that more than one person has advised you to “just freeze your eggs.” (more)

Health.com | May 8, 2018
The Heartbreaking Thing Most Women Get Wrong About Miscarriages

Fact: The vast majority of miscarriages are caused by chromosomal abnormalities in the embryo. It’s impossible to predict or avoid them—they just happen. (more)

Today.com | April 26, 2018
‘You know what you’re missing’: The pain of secondary infertility is real

Sometimes, when Angie Prindle is out with her 7-year-old son, Moses, moms with multiple kids complain to her about their chaotic lives and say, “You’re so lucky you only have one.” (more)

Today.com | April 26, 2018
Egg freezing: NBC’s Morgan Radford explores fertility frontier

Marking National Infertility Awareness Month, NBC’s Morgan Radford reports on her own personal quest to explore the option of freezing her eggs. Live on TODAY, Radford’s doctor comments on her chances of having a baby. (more)

Glam | April 4, 2018
Should You Eat Your Placenta After Giving Birth? Experts Weigh In

Mommy-to-be Khloe Kardashian says she’s going to do it—maybe because both Kim and Kourtney did, too—and Alicia Silverstone, January Jones, and Katherine Heigl have also all eaten their placenta.  (more)

The Wall Street Journal | April 3, 2018
The High-Tech Approach to Human Fertility

The world’s first test-tube baby turns 40 this year, but human reproduction is still one of medical science’s great mysteries. From artificial sperm to AI-powered analysis of embryos, a look at how science is changing the way we make babies. (more)

Parents.com | April 1, 2018
Everything You Need to Know About Implantation Bleeding

This subtle bleeding can be a sign you’re pregnant. Learn when it happens, how long it lasts, and how to tell if it’s spotting or just your period. (more)

Refinery29 | December 13, 2017
There’s A Reason You’re So Hungry During Your Period

As anyone who has strange stomach issues around their period knows all too well, regular menstruation can throw our internal rhythms way off — and our appetite is no exception. (more)

The Hill | November 15, 2017
Trump’s short-sighted view on contraception will cost us

As a gynecologist who cares for adolescents and adults, I provide comprehensive contraceptive services for my patients. (more)