Brace Yourself

While egg freezing can offer a woman the possibility of extending her fertile years, it is a procedure that is far from benign in its psychological ramifications.

Five Common Myths about Miscarriage

Women and men alike have been found to have many misconceptions about miscarriages. In order to understand this experience and be able to support one's self and others going through such a loss, greater awareness of the truths about miscarriage is needed.

Who Owns the Embryos?

What couples can learn from the conflict over embryo disposition between Sofia Vergara and her ex-partner Nick Loeb.


Uncertainty is one of the certainties of life. While difficult to cope with, there are ways to help yourself as you traverse your path to parenthood.

I Want a Baby Desperately, He Doesn't

Are you and your partner having difficulty agreeing on whether to start a family together or not? Read on.

Too Stressed for Success?

Stress and Infertility - We know infertility creates stress; we don't know for certain that stress creates infertility. Nevertheless, here are some tips to help you persevere on your path to parenthood.

Handling the Holidays

Help for making the holidays easier for you as you go through difficult times.

The Value of Support

As the availability of face-to-face support groups diminishes or never was available in many locales for those experiencing infertility, can telemental support groups delivered directly to an individual's home (e.g., via the telephone or internet) provide comparable support?

Apple and Facebook Pay for Egg Freezing

Is a corporate offering to pay for egg freezing for young women a reflection of awareness of the conflict for women between career building and family building or merely a way to encourage women to postpone family building in favor of career building?

Three People and a Baby

Introduction to a technique of reproductive science that replaces faulty mitochondria (the energy sources of our bodies) in a woman's egg cell with healthy mitochondria to avoid the transmission of mitochondrial disease to her baby. However, this necessitates involving the DNA of three people rather than two to create a baby, thus raising issues of risks and ethics.

The More the Merrier, Cheaper by the Dozen?

Before fertility patients ask for a multiple pregnancy, they need to be aware of the risks. New technologies may help determine embryo fitness prior to transfer to help encourage the transfer of a single embryo during an IVF cycle.

A Weighty Matter

Is it fair for fertility specialists not to treat overweight and obese infertile women because of the increased risks to them during pregnancy and to their potential fetus?

Egg Freezing: A Modern Fertility Conundrum

Is age-related egg freezing a good idea for women to try to preserve their fertility?