Ready For a Baby? Genetics Can Decide

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We know that women are having kids later and later in life. But our genes might be encouraging us to do otherwise. A study out of Oxford University is the first to focus on the biological reasons women delay motherhood. We already know the sociological reasons: the rise of contraception, furthering education, career... Read more

Relieve TTC Stress With Summertime Fun

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Making a baby sounds like a lot of fun—and at times it definitely is—but it can also be pretty stressful. Luckily, there's no better time to unwind than summer. Here, the best ways to relax in the upcoming months. Get outside Spending time outdoors has been linked to lower rates of depression and anxiety, so plan some fun... 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

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

Stem Cells Boost IVF Odds: Meet Baby Zain

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Alphabetically speaking, he'll always be last. But baby Zain just pioneered a big first: He's the first baby born with an assist from stem cells. The method, called Augment, is a new fertility technique out of Canada that doctors anticipate will boost IVF success rates. Rather than using donor eggs as IVF patients sometimes do... 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

Modern IVF: Taking Multiples Out of the Equation

We love twins. We love em. But they're not the inevitability that IVF patients think they are. And that's probably a good thing. The RMANJ Infertility in America 2015 Report found that 94 percent of those trying to get pregnant think that transferring multiple embryos will boost their chances of having a child.... 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

Better Tools to Predict IVF Success

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In vitro fertilization can be a rocky road, and it's helpful to know your odds when you start trying to conceive. There are plenty of online tools out there to help you calculate your chances of success, but nothing as accurate as the new IVFpredict tool out of the UK. This new online model takes... Read more