Dealing With Infertility

If you're struggling with fertility issues, you're not alone. Learn about what causes infertility in women and men, and find out about common fertility treatments.

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The Pandemic Is Making Would-Be Parents Put Fertility Treatments On Hold—and There Are Emotional Repercussions

Hopeful moms have now been forced to put their family plans on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. Experts explain what that means and offer advice on how to get through.
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Amy Schumer's Plea For IVF Advice Is a Reminder How Hard Fertility Treatment Can Be

Amy Schumer joined a club no one ever wants to be a part of. I know, I was in it once, too. But Schumer's openness about going through IVF just proves how isolated a person can feel while undergoing fertility treatments, no matter how rich or famous they may be.
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My Fertility Treatment Ended My Closest Friendship

My best friend and I were going through fertility treatment at the same time. I thought it would bring us closer. But she feared I would get pregnant before her and that destroyed our longtime friendship for good.
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Why So Many People Have to Travel for IVF Treatment

The cost of IVF treatment in the U.S. can be prohibitive for many. But that's not the only reason some patients, including myself, are making short and long hauls for their fertility treatments.
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I Felt Guilty When I Accidentally Got Pregnant With My Second Kid After Going Through IVF With My First

I started advocating for women with fertility issues after my first daughter was born via IVF. But then, I got pregnant with my second child without even trying. Instead of being happy, I was guilt-ridden. It took me a while to realize the beauty of my unexpected surprise.
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At-Home Fertility Tests and Treatments: Understanding the Pros and Cons

From at-home IVF kits to comprehensive DIY hormone tests that ship right to your door, the latest technology is empowering people who are trying to conceive.
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Artificial Insemination: Procedures, Costs, and Success Rates

Artificial insemination methods, such as intracervical insemination (ICI) and intrauterine insemination (IUI), increase the odds of conceiving. Learn more about the procedures, costs, and success rates of these fertility treatments.  
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What Is the Egg Retrieval Process Really Like?

We spoke with experts and patients to learn what to expect when retrieving your eggs, whether you intend to freeze them or undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF). 
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Is the Future of IVF Needle-Free?

A fertility clinic in New York City has developed a form of in vitro fertilization that uses pills and a nasal spray, as well as urine and saliva tests instead of pricey injections and blood draws. Here's what you need to know about needle-free IVF, or NF-IVF.