Yes, it is official. The realm of sex and infertility has made a new breakthrough: you can now test the quality of your sperm at home.
According to the American Society of Reproductive Medicine, infertility affects 7.3 million women and their partners in the U.S. — that's 12 percent of the reproductive-age population. And as scientists are beginning to discover, even the most seemingly insignificant things can add up to sabotage your baby-making efforts.
A new discovery in sexual health could mean great things for infertility and birth control.
Ask Traci: I am a 32-year-old woman struggling with infertility. It’s the waiting and the not knowing that have been the hardest for me to cope with. I feel like it’s taking over my life. It’s all I think about—all I talk about. I don’t want to be this person I am becoming. How am I going to get through this? --A
The stress of fertility treatment can impact even the most stable marriage but what happens when the treatments don't work? Life coach Rhona Berens went through it and survived. In this post, she offers couples four tips on how to manage the fertility journey together with compassion, kindness and love.
How do you relay your new pregnancy to a loved one dealing with infertility issues? These critical effective communication tips will help to alleviate grief on both ends.
The loss of a pregnancy or the inability to have children is a scary situation for couples; each party will have his or her own way of dealing with the challenges. Fertility expert Amy Wenzel offers a look into the many feelings that come with infertility and loss — and why they can lead to divorce.
Housewife Lisa Hochstein and her husband, Miami plastic surgeon and resident 'boob god' Dr. Lenny Hochstein, have been trying for the past six years to expand their family beyond their brood of furry babies.
Fertility treatments are a modern blessing, but they may not be the right choice for every woman and her partner. There's stigma attached to ceasing treatment, but this life coach explains why you should be confident in your decision — no matter what it is.
Trying to conceive can be an emotional process that often leaves couples feeling out of control. But there are some things you can do to improve your chances — and some things not to do.
Celebrities influence our lives in one way or another, even through their pregnancies and seemingly simple conceptions. Women may become discouraged throughout the process of conceiving, but this relationship expert will tell you why you shouldn't buy into everything that you read.
Between career gains, friendships and dating, single women in their 40s often realize they forgot something important: to have children! If you want kids, don't put this time-sensitive issue on the bottom of your to-do list.
Are you and your spouse having trouble conceiving a child? Is it starting to take a toll on your relationship? If so, help is on the way.
Both men and women are significantly affected by stress on the road to conception and pregnancy. Today we know that your body's function is impacted by stress. Humans only need to think about a stressful event in order to trigger the stress response in the body. Then we get knocked off balance, and a whole cascade of physiological responses take place.
After one-and-a-half years of fruitless (and awkward) babymaking sex, we had decided it was time to move forward with Plan B and seek out fertility testing. It was a big step. After all, not so long ago, we had been on the brink of separation, in part because of our frustrated efforts at procreation.
Did you know that infertility affects one in six couples in the U.S.? That's 6.1 million people! So if you see a baby in your future, take steps to learn more this National Infertility Week, because fertility awareness is critical to upping your chances of conceiving.