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  • Mother and child
    Low sperm count not tied to birth defects
    For couples dealing with male infertility issues and considering pregnancy through artificial means, the results of a new study should ease the worry of birth defects. According to research presented at a May 18 session at the Annual Scientific...
  • In vitro fertilization has become more common
    Couple who reported their IVF on the Today Show succeed in pregnancy
    A couple who appeared on the Today show to talk about undergoing in vitro fertilization have announced on February 7, 2014 that they have succeeded in creating a stable embryo. The full story can be read here.The couple initially spoke on the...
  • And baby boy makes six
    You get what you pay for, just ask Teresa Giudice
    You gotta love our girl, Teresa. Best known for her insatiable love of drama, the reality TV star and controversial centerpiece of the Bravo hit, “The Real Housewives of New Jersey,” Giudice along with husband Joe has made headlines...
  • Test tube babies made easier
    Test tube babies made easier
    When it comes to in vitro fertilization, doctors are realizing that simplier is better, forgoing expensive shots and $60,000 incubators for cheaper fertility tablets, two test tubes and a special solutions that have the same results.According to...
  • NASA scientist has baby using embryo frozen for 19 years
    NASA scientist has baby using embryo frozen for 19 years
    Little did an Oregon couple realize that eggs donated in 1994 would be used to impregnate NASA scientist Kelly Burke 19 years later, resulting in the birth of a happy healthy baby boy named Liam James, from what doctors believe to be “the...
  • Happy couple
    Your infertility checklist for 2013
    For men and women grappling with the pain of infertility, the start of the New Year may signal an optimistic, new beginning or conversely, serve as a painful reminder that their goal of parenthood has not been met. No matter which end of the...
  • In virto fertilization
    VA barred from providing assisted reproductive care like in virto fertilization
    Senator Patty Murrey asked forpermission yesterday to address the United States Senate for a few minutesto talk about an issue of helping veterans gain access to reproductive and urinary track trauma care.“Mr. President, the Senate has just...
  • A new study finds that childless infertility may cause death sooner
    A new study suggests childless infertility may cause death sooner
    A new study published Dec 6, shows that people who tried but failed to get pregnant are two to four times more likely to die young than parents, according to Health on Today’s article. The findings support other research that shows childless...
  • New study suggests childhood asthma is caused by infertility treatments
    A new study suggests childhood asthma is caused by infertility treatments
    A new study published Dec 6, in the medicine journal Human Reproduction claims that asthma is more common among children born after infertility treatments, than among children who have been conceived naturally.The study had found that at the age...
  • Donated embryos for infertility
    Hope for infertile couples using donor embryos
    Facing infertility for couples is spreading worldwide. Doctors are finding new solutions to help couples succeed in becoming parents. A new development made by Canadian Fertility Doctors has given hope for those who are going through infertility....
  • Fertility Water compound
    New research shows a natural compound can help fertility
    Canadian researcher Johne’ Liu, might have found a natural compound known as putrescine that could boost fertility and reduce the number of abnormal eggs produced by women. According to Liu, the reason why women over 35 have a reduced...
  • Research shows more birth defects from children born from mothers who had in vitro fertilzation
    Research: In vitro fertilization may increase risk of some birth defects
    In vitro fertilization is an option for couples who cannot have children. New research is finding that this option may interfere with the developing fetus. Women who are having this procedure done need to know that having in vitro fertilization...
  • UCLA researchers link in vitro fertilization to birth defect risk
    UCLA researchers link in vitro fertilization to birth defect risk
    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), California has the highest rate of in vitro fertilization (IVF) usage in the United States. Now, a new study by UCLA researchers has reported that the procedure might increase the...
  • 4D scan of IVF baby in womb
    IVF associated to 25% greater risk of birth defects
    Increased risks include eye, heart, reproductive organs and urinary systemsSince 1981, assisted reproductive technology has been used in the United States to help women become pregnant, most commonly through the transfer of fertilized human eggs...
  • In vitro fertilization may increases risk of breast cancer
    In vitro fertilization may increases risk of breast cancer
    According to the Los Angeles County Department of Health, breast cancer is the leading cause of premature cancer death for women in the county. Also, many LA women undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) to achieve a pregnancy. A new study has...