The most exact science provided by the world’s top fertility specialists can produce a viable baby less than half of the time. Yet the stories of women in that other half can end in joy, too.
Callie Micks’ intensely personal book, ‘The Baby Binder,’ confronts infertility head-on, addressing the heartbreak, the worry, and the tears, and asks why do we care so little about an issue that affects so many women?
When a couple pursues IVF treatment, creates embryos, then gets divorced, should those embryos be destroyed? Or do they have a right to life?
The most noteworthy aspect of Tandy Aye’s discussion is her concession that the doctors who administer ‘gender affirming therapy’ are sterilizing these children.
As more and more shops hawk CBD products, claiming they’re a magical cure-all to a laundry list of ailments, we should be skeptical.
The documentary film explores the source of the cultural silence about the deaths of new and unborn babies, and how we can get away from it to bring families healing.
Long-acting reversible contraceptives might not be the godsend that people keep claiming––especially if doctors aren’t informing their patients properly.
Michelle Obama’s vulnerability can encourage others facing similar struggles to open up. It can also encourage them to view IVF as a viable option. But is it a moral one?
Embryos are routinely manufactured according to specification — their genetic makeup is literally chosen from a catalogue.
The findings are sufficiently clear in the data that it’s time to take seriously that men really may be losing some degree of their biological fertility.
While Elizabeth Katkin’s surrogacy story will unsettle some readers, the bioethical questions her book surfaces should trouble every American.
The recent malfunctions at two major fertility clinics expose more than just the technical failures of the assisted reproductive technologies industry.
As I watched Netflix’s ‘Before I Wake,’ I told the late-night tweeterverse how excellent I thought the film. The film’s screenwriter, Jeff Howard, messaged me in response.
As long as the business of creating surplus embryos remains unregulated in the United States, donating and adopting embryonic children increases the demand for it.
A hot, new, headline-grabbing study claims men in Western countries have a lower sperm count than their counterparts in South America, Asia, and Africa, all due to plastic.
Jay and Bey are helping others on fertility journeys know they’re not alone. For those facing setbacks on the road to building a family, that in itself is meaningful.
My friend asked me how to balance honesty about the difficulties of fertility with sympathy for her friends who couldn’t have kids. Here are some ideas.
Infertile couples are desperately wanting and waiting for children. Foster children are children desperately wanting and waiting for parents this very moment.
Infertility is not a traumatic event but rather a state of being traumatized, so the stages of recovery and grief become a way of life, not a stage of life.
You’re never too young to meet your future spouse. And start your family while you’re still young, because it only gets harder with age.
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