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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11 Things To Never Tell Someone Who's Having Trouble Getting Pregnant
You might think you're saying the right things while comforting a loved one who is struggling with infertility—but you may be doing more harm than good. Here are tips on better ways to approach the subject.
Is Sperm Count Decreasing? Here's What Would-Be Parents Should Know
Research has shown that sperm count is declining. Experts discuss what that means and what couples thinking about trying for a baby should know.
Black Women Face Fertility Challenges Silently—Today Show's Sheinelle Jones Is Changing That
Airing Sunday, 'Stories We Tell: The Fertility Secret' is lifting the veil off infertility and starting a healing conversation.
The Struggle for Fertility Preservation for Those With Cancer
Getting a cancer diagnosis is daunting enough, but dealing with fertility on top of that is often too much to bear. Here's what experts want hopeful parents to know.
What the IVF Process is Really Like
A mom who went through IVF explains what the journey was like from start to finish and offers advice to other hopeful parents.
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Early Menopause Made Me Want Kids For the First Time
I never wanted kids. But when my husband and I learned I was nearing menopause at age 33, we decided to freeze our embryos. Four years later, I'm pregnant with our first child and have really learned the meaning of "never say never."
Queer Parents Are Over-Charged for IVF-Here's How to Be Prepared
Queer people are already underpaid and experience greater unemployment rates than heterosexual individuals. The fact that insurance won't cover any fertility treatments for LGBTQ+ parents just makes family-planning even more difficult-and costly.
For Disabled People, the Cost of Infertility Care Is Entirely Out of Reach

Between discrimination, lack of insurance coverage, and asset caps like the "marriage penalty," disabled people in America are often barred from family-building via IVF or other fertility treatments.