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Latest by Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

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Treatment

Infertility Treatment: What Are Your Options?

Types of treatment depend on several factors, including your age and initial diagnosis. Here are the main options.

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Lifestyle

Top Pregnancy and Fertility Books You Should Read

Trying to conceive or already expecting? Finding the sheer amount of books on pregnancy overwhelming? Here are 11 of our favorites.

Woman consulting with OBGYN.
Treatment

Getting Pregnant With Endometriosis: What You Should Know

Not all women with endometriosis suffer with infertility, but if you do, there are treatment options.

Tests

9 Common Pregnancy Test Mistakes to Avoid

Problems can arise if you take the test incorrectly. Here are some mistakes to avoid.

Man holding an empty collection jar for sperm analysis.
Tests

What Is a Sperm Count Test for Fertility?

Remember: An “abnormal result” does not mean you’ll never conceive.

Pelvic inflammatory disease diagnosis concept.
Diagnosis

What Is Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?

A big risk of PID? Scarring of the reproductive tract and, in some cases, infertility.

Lifestyle

7 Delicious Mocktail Recipes to Try During Pregnancy

Pregnant or avoiding alcohol for other reasons? These nonalcoholic drinks are fun to make for any occasion — and tasty, too!

Baby

Food Safety in Pregnancy: What You Need to Know

Food safety is always important, but it’s even more crucial when you’re pregnant.

Pregnant woman sleeping with body pillow on bed.
Treatment

How to Deal With Insomnia During Pregnancy

Insomnia is never fun, but when you’re pregnant, it can be even more difficult to deal with. These tips can help.

Doula with a mother and baby after giving birth.
Relationships

The Benefits of Hiring a Doula During Pregnancy

Learn about how doulas can improve birth outcomes, how to find the right doula for you, and more.