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Jimmy Fallon On Infertility: 'We Didn't Know Which One Of Us Wasn't Clicking'

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One look at Jimmy Fallon's phone proves he's one proud papa. "I promised myself I wouldn't be that guy when I had a baby, like 'Oh, you want to see a picture of my babies?' My whole iPhone is just all baby pictures. It used to be, I guess, food? I don't know... Read more

Paying for Fertility Treatments: The Biggest Concern

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You can't put a price on the joy of starting a family. But at $12,400, you can put a price on infertility treatments. That figure -- the average cost of one cycle of IVF -- is the leading cause of stress among women undergoing IVF. And a new study conducted by Read more

Watch This Man React to Wife's Pregnancy Reveal After 5-Year Infertility Struggle (Video)

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Ten years ago, the Prices went to Aruba for their honeymoon. And now, they're trying to return for a babymoon. But this is news to Doug. "My wife says that she can never surprise me...well she got me pretty good with this one," he writes on his YouTube page. "We were entering a contest... Read more

These Fertility-Boosting Foods are Perfect for May

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Getting your daily dose of vitamins and minerals is essential to any healthy diet -- especially when you’re trying to conceive. You’re probably already eating plenty of fruits, veggies, whole grains and lean proteins which are available throughout the year, but focusing your diet around seasonally-fresh ingredients has even better benefits. Not only is it... Read more

Surprising Facts About Male Infertility

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We're rounding out National Infertility Awareness Week with a topic that's rarely talked about: male infertility. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 7.5 percent of guys see a fertility specialist during their lifetime. That's over three million men. So it's worth addressing some of the rumors about what does -- and... Read more

Infertility Today: Ignorance Isn't Bliss

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Advance in your career, meet the perfect person, start a family. It's the ideal path for many millennials, but the family part isn't as inevitable as they'd like to think. That's the intended takeaway from the Reproductive Medical Associates of New Jersey's (RMANJ) Infertility in America 2015 report. While 91 percent of couples... Read more

Are Fruits and Veggies Messing with Your Man's Fertility?

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Eating fruits and veggies is never a bad thing, right? You'll just want to make sure you wash them first, since a new study links their pesticide residue to a decline in sperm quality. You already know pesticides are pesky when it come to baby making -- studies have linked pesticide exposure during... Read more

Fertility Treatment Babies Are Getting Healthier

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Fertility technology improves by leaps and bounds every year. In 2014 alone, we saw the introduction of three-parent IVF and the first successful birth from a womb transplant. The bottom line? More people are able to become parents. And a new study found that over the last two decades, more and more of them are able... Read more

Is Sunblock Messing With Your Guy's Fertility?

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Sure, it's November, and sunscreen might be the last thing on your mind. But if you're planning a winter getaway, you might want to keep track of how much your partner is slathering on. A new study from the National Institutes of Health links benzophenone chemicals that filter out UV rays to a 30 percent reduction in male... Read more

Should Fertility Clinics Offer a Money-Back Guarantee?

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With costs reaching into the tens of thousands of dollars and success rates often quite low, IVF treatments may seem like a dicey move if you're going to use a non-traditional method for making a baby. A clinic in Manchester, England agreed -- and decided to do something about it. It's a program that is... Read more