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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Infertility Was the Hardest Thing For My Marriage, But It Actually Made It Stronger

Infertility was the toughest thing my husband, Ryan, and I ever went through. But what we learned about each other through the process made our bond stronger and makes us better parents to our blessing, Zena.
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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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More Dealing With Infertility

Gender Selection and IVF: What You Need to Know

Some celebrities are taking fate in their hands by choosing the sex of their babies—can you? Learn the pros and cons of gender selection with IVF, plus what it costs.
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"We Can't Get Pregnant Again"

You and your spouse want to have another baby, but pregnancy is stubbornly elusive this time around. Here are the facts you need to deal with this surprisingly common problem.
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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.