No one plans for infertility. But that doesn’t stop it from being a reality for millions of people.
In the United States, around 12% of women ages 15 to 44 have difficulty getting pregnant...
Some cancer surgeries are being delayed, many stent procedures for clogged arteries have been pushed back and infertility specialists were asked to postpone helping patients get pregnant. Doctors...
A rigorous U.S. government-led study found that zinc and folic acid supplements don't boost men’s fertility, despite promotional claims that they do.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Anne Hathaway, who announced this week she was expecting her second child, says she came forward about her struggles with getting pregnant because infertility can be...
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For some couples, the plan to have a child becomes an all-consuming quest when they are faced with infertility issues. That's...
BLADES, Del. (AP) — Five Delaware residents whose water supply was contaminated by chemicals linked to health issues ranging from cancer to infertility are suing companies that manufactured the...
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A new treatment for pain caused by endometriosis was approved Tuesday by U.S. regulators.
The common condition involves abnormal tissue growth from the uterus that can cause severe pain and infertility.
Drugmaker Abbvie said the Food and Drug Administration approved the drug, Orilissa, for pain during menstruation and intercourse and at other times. Abbvie says it's the first new pill for endometriosis in a decade.
SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) — Lindsay Rome went through 6½ years of tests, fertility treatments and heartache. In all that time, she'd never seen a positive pregnancy test.
So one afternoon, just a few days after undergoing her second in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, Rome didn't quite know how to process seeing two faint lines on her home pregnancy test instead of just one.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Brandon and Kara Edwards founded Starfish Infertility Foundation to help others pay for treatments. They are the parents of Braxton and Bexleigh, now 4 ½ years old.
The dream seems straightforward enough. Couples work on careers, find a place to call home and have children.
But for one in eight couples, the least controllable part of that plan — having children — is a struggle.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lena Dunham has written an incredibly personal essay about coming to terms with permanent infertility at age 31.
Vogue.com published Dunham's detailed account Wednesday of her decision to undergo a hysterectomy late last year to relieve what she describes as debilitating pain from endometriosis.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's attorney general alleges that chemicals dumped by 3M Co. in the Twin Cities metro led to an increase in cancer, infertility and babies with low birth weights.
The contamination caused $5 billion in health and environmental damage for which 3M should be liable, Attorney General Lori Swanson said Friday in a court filing.
NEWTON, Mass. (AP) — Nancy Kerrigan is sharing her heartbreaking experience with multiple miscarriages.
The Olympic figure skating star is scheduled to deliver the keynote address Saturday morning at a New England infertility conference in Newton, Massachusetts.
Last spring, Kerrigan revealed during an episode of "Dancing with the Stars" that she had six miscarriages during an eight-year span.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A bill is heading to Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's desk that expands who is eligible for infertility coverage under their health insurance plan.
Current law limits coverage to people who are "presumably healthy" and unable to conceive a child or sustain a successful pregnancy during a one-year period. This bill removes the "presumably healthy" limitation, extending coverage to more patients.
LEBANON, N.H. (AP) — Dartmouth-Hitchcock says it is discontinuing its Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility program at the end of this month due to staffing issues.
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) — Amanda Byrd's desire to help extended to her role as a surrogate.
After several years of consideration, the Idaho Falls woman contacted a Boston agency, Circle Surrogacy, in 2012.
She completed a substantial pile of medical and legal paperwork, then got the go-ahead to choose a family in need of a surrogate.
Byrd settled on an Icelandic couple, who struggled with infertility for more than a decade.
More than 15 years ago, 17 babies were born after an experimental infertility treatment that gave them DNA from three people: Mom, Dad and an egg donor.
Now researchers have checked up on how the babies are doing as teenagers. The preliminary verdict: The kids are all right.
ROME (AP) — Italy's efforts to combat infertility and reverse one of Europe's lowest birthrates stumbled badly Thursday following an ad campaign denounced as sexist, racist and ignorant of the economic reasons why Italians aren't having babies.
Italy on Thursday celebrated its first-ever "Fertility Day," promoted by the Health Ministry to prevent infertility and sterility through education and health programs.
ROME (AP) — Italy's efforts to combat infertility and reverse one of Europe's lowest birthrates have stumbled with an ad campaign denounced as sexist, racist and ignorant of the economic reasons why Italians aren't having babies.
Italy on Thursday celebrated its first-ever "Fertility Day," promoted by the Health Ministry to prevent infertility through education and health programs.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A federal lawsuit brought by a New Jersey lesbian couple who want to have a baby may mean insurance coverage for women who currently don't meet the state's definition of infertile.