Would You Compete To Win A Free IVF Cycle?

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This is a contest with an eventual winner, and hopefully, but not guaranteed, a grand prize. The contestants, while excited to compete, wish they weren’t. The entries, visible to and voted on by the public, come after what was likely a year or more of trying to win on their own, which is often only... Read more

This Baby Photo Sums Up One Family's Fertility Struggle

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A recent viral photo is driving home an important message: It doesn't matter how baby got here, just that she did. Fertility clinic Sher Institutes posted a photo of baby Angela surrounded by a heart of syringes. Why? Because injections, medications and various treatments are the reason she's here at all. And that process is a... Read more

Watch These Donor Siblings, AKA Diblings, Meet For The First Time

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Imagine taking your son to meet his long-lost siblings—and their parents—for the first time. Now multiply that times seven! That's how Kenyea Jones and her 20-month old son Presley spent a weekend last month at an extended family reunion in Niagara Falls. Jones, who always wanted to become a mom, conceived Presley through in vitro fertilization... Read more

Bobbie Thomas Welcomes Baby Boy!

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TODAY show style editor, author and "professional girlfriend" Bobbie Thomas can now add "professional mom" to her resume. Thomas and her husband Michael Marion welcomed Miles Thomas Marion on Tuesday. The first child for the couple, Miles weighed in at 7 lbs, 5 oz. They shared photos of their newborn on Facebook this morning. https://www.facebook.com/BobbieThomas/photos/pcb.10153348006411760/10153348006301760/?type=1&theater It's... Read more

Meet IVF's Secret Weapon: Sunshine

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A Belgian doctor tried to find a correlation between IVF treatment and weather. Nothing. So he looked at the weather a month before the actual date of treatment. And that changed everything. "The month before is what's important, because that's when the egg is already starting to grow and mature,"  says Dr. Frank Vandekerckhove, a reproduction... Read more

Athletes Are Finally Talking About Infertility Too

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Any runner Bumpies out there? You're used to seeing Olympic distance runner Kara Goucher post her race photos, splits and photos of son Colt. But yesterday, she shared a different message. "A heartfelt thanks to anyone who has ever been a sperm or egg donor. People like you gave my family the gift of life... Read more

It's True: Pregnant Kim Kardashian Used IVF

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You've heard, you've heard: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are expecting baby no. 2. But we've just learned some new information about how it all happened. While Kardashian already opened up about her infertility issues on KUWTK and in Glamour, PEOPLE recently revealed just how challenging her road to conception... 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

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

When Bachelors Race Against Their Biological Clocks

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Ladies, your biological clocks aren't the only ones ticking. Meet Dr. Conrad Cean. He figured he'd be married by 33 or 34, but as his career took off, it didn't happen. “I had just finished my fellowship and was trying to get the lay of the land in the business of medicine,” he tells TODAY. “I... Read more