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Male Infertility

Zika Virus May Affect Male Fertility, According To Study On Mice

Reuters | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.31.2016 | Healthy Living

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A study of mice infected with Zika showed the virus caused lasting damage to key cells in the male reproductive system, resulting ...

Shattered Self-Esteem: A Byproduct Of Infertility

Helen Adrienne, LCSW, BCD | Posted 08.19.2016 | Healthy Living
Helen Adrienne, LCSW, BCD

Support your clients on the infertility journey with a professional training. Gain insights and learn mind/body techniques to boost self-esteem and ...

Infertility On Father's Day: The Facts For Men

Melody Pourmoradi | Posted 06.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Melody Pourmoradi

This Father's Day, I would like to acknowledge all the men who are suffering in silence and encourage them to find their own personal path to smoothly and soundly moving through this sensitive time.

Trouble Having a Baby? It Might Be Male Infertility

Dr. David Adamson | Posted 05.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Adamson

Infertility is often viewed as a woman's problem but when a couple has trouble conceiving, there's a good chance it's related to male factors--in fact, that's the case 40-50% of the time. That's why the male partner should be part of any couple's fertility assessment.

The Silence and Stigma of Male Infertility

James D'Souza | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
James D'Souza

Eventually, after talking with friends and family -- and consciously letting go -- I've gotten to the point where I've started to stop taking everything so personally. I've realized it's not that good things happen to good people. And it's not that bad things happen to bad people.

12 Mind-Blowing Stats Everyone Should Know About Infertility

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kohli | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living

Getting pregnant, if at all possible, is a lot harder than most people think. While about 60 percent of couples will conceive without medical assistan...

It's Unwise to Define Frozen Embryos as Human Life

Mark Baer | Posted 04.05.2016 | Impact
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Mark Baer

The Missouri legislature is currently considering the enactment of legislation that would define frozen embryos as human life.

Men Who Want To Be Fathers Could Stand To Watch Their Drinking, Too

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.04.2016 | Healthy Living

According to a report this week from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 3.3 million women -- or roughly one in 10 pregnant...

For Fertility And Healthy Babies, A Father's Diet Matters Too

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 01.06.2016 | Healthy Living

Most conversations about infertility and healthy reproduction tend to focus on the woman, and how things like age, environment and lifestyle factors c...

A Doctor, a Quaker Woman and a Galvanized Rubber Syringe: The 19th Century Origins of Artificial Insemination in America

Whitny Braun | Posted 12.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Whitny Braun

Once upon a time, in America's not too distant past, the prevailing societal and medical belief was that infertility could only be a female problem. H...

How to Mindfully Support Yourself Through Your First IVF

Melody Pourmoradi | Posted 12.02.2016 | Women
Melody Pourmoradi

Learning that your conception story is going to be completely different than the way that you had always imagined it can be a complete shock to your ...

I Don't Know How To Make Peace With My Infertility

Wendy Litner | Posted 11.13.2016 | Women
Wendy Litner

The agony of infertility runs so deep that I feel irrevocably changed by the experience -- so much so that having a baby now almost feels beside the point.

Childlessness on the High Holy Days

Constance Scharff, Phd | Posted 09.18.2016 | Religion
Constance Scharff, Phd

I sat deeply in my chair as the reader chanted the blessing before the Haftarah portion for the first day of Rosh Hashanah.

6 Natural Ways to Help Boost Your Fertility (And Why They Can Work)

Heather Huhman | Posted 08.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Heather Huhman

With all of the doctor appointments, instructions, medications, invasive procedures, and countless failures, it's no wonder so many women feel like th...

5 Common Misconceptions About PGS and PGD You Need to Know

Heather Huhman | Posted 08.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Heather Huhman

To help clear the air surrounding these preventative measures, here are five common misconceptions (and little-known facts) about PGS and PGD testing:

How to Mindfully Support Loved Ones Struggling With Infertility

Melody Pourmoradi | Posted 08.13.2016 | Parents
Melody Pourmoradi

Saying "the wrong thing," as well intended as it can be, often causes additional pain and suffering to those couples trying so hard to conceive. Here are some tips on how to shift your support from a state of helplessness to a space of helpfulness.

Infertility Issues: What Men Need to Know

Dr. David Samadi | Posted 08.04.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. David Samadi

The wish to establish a family is a primal desire; however for 10-15 percent of couples in the United States this may not be possible.

The Ethical Sperm Bank: An All-Open Sperm Bank. An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Wendy Kramer | Posted 07.22.2016 | Impact
Wendy Kramer

A cultural phenomenon is growing these days in the world of gamete donation. The voices of the donor-conceived are growing louder and clearer, and the vast majority express that knowing or having known the identity of their donors is better than not knowing.

6 Important Things Your Infertile Partner Needs You to Know

Heather Huhman | Posted 07.21.2016 | Women
Heather Huhman

Relationships are tough enough as it is -- throw infertility into the mix and they can become even more complicated. When struggling with infertility, a couple's time, thoughts, and finances tend to all revolve around one goal: taking home a healthy baby.

11 Awesome Ways to Relieve Infertility Stress

Heather Huhman | Posted 06.16.2016 | Women
Heather Huhman

While we can't always change our circumstances, we can change how we deal with them. Here are 11 ways you (and those with infertile loved ones) can relieve some of the stress of infertility.

The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Fertility Clinic... and Knowing When to Get a Second Opinion

Heather Huhman | Posted 06.08.2016 | Women
Heather Huhman

After a year of trying to get pregnant on our own and experiencing two early miscarriages, my husband and I decided it was time for a medical opinion of our situation. But in our grief and haste, we did the wrong thing: made an appointment at the first clinic we found on Google that was closest to our house.

11 Ways to Support Your Infertile Friends During World Infertility Awareness Month (and Always)

Heather Huhman | Posted 06.02.2016 | Women
Heather Huhman

I know that your ability to have a baby (or many babies) is not what keeps me from having one of my own. I also know you are confused about how to approach me -- afraid your abundant fertility will send me into a deep pit of despair. This isn't a me problem or a you problem; it's an us problem.

Infertility Is Not a Women's Disease

Melissa Miles McCarter | Posted 05.15.2016 | Women
Melissa Miles McCarter

As long as infertility is only a women's disease, the burden of infertility is unequally distributed. As more men speak up about their challenges with trying to conceive, women and men will feel even more supported and encouraged. And less alone.

Lynne Peeples

Household Chemicals May Explain Rising Rates Of Male Infertility | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.22.2015 | Green

Bisphenol A and other common estrogen-mimicking chemicals may be wreaking havoc on sperm and stymying some couples' hopes of having children, warns ne...

A Troubling Side Effect Of Sleep Apnea In Men

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 02.12.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

These findings make a strong preliminary case that the interruption of regular oxygen flow that's associated with sleep apnea may lead to diminished fertility in men.