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Chasing Fatherhood: What Infertility Feels Like to Me

Seleni Institute | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Seleni Institute

I remind myself that my job is to protect our love. I must steady her drop into hopelessness. I hold her as she sobs, saving the pep talk for another day. I tell her that we can remain in the ache of this disaster for however long it takes.

Don't Get Angry. Get Involved.

Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo | Posted 09.08.2014 | Impact
Jennifer “Jay” Palumbo

If someone on Twitter thinks gays should not have the right to marry, my 140 retort back isn't going to change their minds. I've never heard anyone ever say, "Someone posted a .jpeg on Facebook and now I'm a liberal!"

25 Ways You Can Raise Awareness

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Barbara Collura

One in 8 couples struggle to have children and build their families due to the disease of infertility. This statistic represents a colleague, a friend in your book club, a couple at your Thanksgiving dinner table.

25 Things to Say (and Not to Say) to Someone Living With Infertility

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.24.2014 | Women
Barbara Collura

Did you know that 1 in 8 couples struggle to have children and build their families due to the disease of infertility? This statistic represents a colleague, a friend in your book club, a couple at your Thanksgiving dinner table.

What's Changed (and What Hasn't Changed) for People with Infertility in the Past 25 Years (Part 3)

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Barbara Collura

In the 25 years since then, technology has evolved and the Internet has emerged. Medical advances have been made and there is now a wealth of information about infertility, medical treatments, alternative treatments, support groups, blogs about fertility, social media, you name it, all available online.

What's Changed (and What Hasn't Changed) for People with Infertility in the Past 25 Years (Part 2)

Barbara Collura | Posted 06.21.2014 | Impact
Barbara Collura

"In general, infertility is now a subject that can be talked about. But when I came into the field there was lots of secrecy around the subject of infertility. People would even keep their infertility from their relatives."

My Daughter's Birth Story Involves a Canister and Dry Ice

Sarah Gilbert | Posted 03.19.2014 | Parents
Sarah Gilbert

I'm gay, married to a woman and my two children were conceived using an anonymous sperm donor and in vitro fertilization (IVF). So yes, we're probably doing this the hard way. On the bright side, however, after spending so much money and working so hard to get pregnant, parenting my kids somehow seems relatively cheap and easy.

A Twin Mom's Post-Infertility Survivor Guilt

K.K. Goldberg | Posted 03.05.2014 | Parents
K.K. Goldberg

Strange as it sounds, I feel more changed by the trials of infertility than by the transition to parenting -- and that's saying something, with my toddler twin boys turning 2 this month.

The Future Of IVF Could Be Very Affordable

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 08.22.2013 | Parents

LONDON -- Since the first test-tube baby was born more than three decades ago, in vitro fertilization has evolved into a highly sophisticated lab proc...

Empty Chairs and Hope

Shahid Mahmood | Posted 11.12.2012 | Politics
Shahid Mahmood

The Sanctity of Human Life Act, which Ryan co-sponsored, should it ever pass, would ensure that life begins at fertilization. This Bill would dash the hopes of thousands of infertile couple by criminalizing the destruction of day-old embryos.

The Fertility Paradox

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 08.14.2012 | Impact
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

The WHO predicts that by 2050, the developing world will add 35 million people annually. Yet, at the same time in those same overpopulated regions, about one in three couples are infertile. Public health officials call it the Fertility Paradox.

Suburban Fertility Clinic OKed Amid 'Personhood' Protests

Posted 04.06.2012 | Chicago

The Naperville City Council on Tuesday approved the building of a clinic providing in vitro fertilization and other procedures in the west suburb's do...

We Must Regulate Reproductive Technology

S. Lochlann Jain | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
S. Lochlann Jain

The fetuses created by IVF will ideally become healthy people. But the IVF industry needs federal oversight to ensure that the children produced have the maximum chance of growing up to be healthy adults.

‘Your Forties Is Not The Time To Think About Getting Pregnant’

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 04.02.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

While her statement about no one having any business getting pregnant in her 40s might sound judgmental, Cross seems to be commenting on her own reality -- a reality many women face.

Women's Fertility: How (Not) To Make Babies (VIDEO)

Kathy Eldon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathy Eldon

Costing thousands of dollars, IVF has quickly become an expensive alternative for women with fertility issues. Now, Dr Sami David is speaking out and encouraging people to explore traditional options.

Let Me See You Work Them Eggs

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

I told you not to lie to me about your family's history of kidney disease! Why you gotta play me that way? Probably have a history of cardiac incidents at a young age, too, huh?