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Pregnancy & Fertility

Infertility

Get the facts about infertility, including causes, fertility treatments, tips for those trying to conceive, related conditions like PCOS, and more.

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Risk Factors

Male Fertility Problems: Causes and Treatments

Learn about the potential reasons for male infertility, from issues with sperm to chronic conditions.

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Baby

Obesity and Infertility Treatments: What You Need to Know

Ready to start a family? Read this report to learn about the various fertility treatment options for obese moms-to-be, plus how they might affect you physically and emotionally.

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Chronic Life

From IBD to IVF: How Crohn’s Affected 1 Woman’s Fertility

Susie was told pregnancy could kill her—but she persevered and had a healthy baby. Here’s what she learned.

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Risk Factors

Fertility Risk at Home for Men — and Their Dogs

Chemical contaminants could be playing a key role in soaring, worldwide male infertility rates. Even dogs are more infertile than before.

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Complications

Prediabetes and Male Infertility

You may know that diabetes affects male fertility, but what about prediabetes? Here's what you should know about high blood sugar and men’s sexual health.

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Complications

How Thyroid Disease Can Affect Your Fertility

When your thyroid is not healthy or fully functional, it can affect your ability to get pregnant. Here’s when to see a specialist.

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Risk Factors

How Can Celiac Disease Affect Fertility and Pregnancy?

One in 100 people have celiac disease, but many of them remain undiagnosed. Here are ways in which celiac can affect your reproductive health.

Human sperm cells.

Is a Sperm Cell Structure the Cause of Male Infertility?

Scientists at the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Toledo in Ohio have discovered a new structure in human sperm cells that may contribute to infertility and affect miscarriage and birth defect risk.

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Risk Factors

6 Tips to Boost Male Fertility

Are you and your partner trying to conceive? Learn about lifestyle changes you can make to increase your sperm health and more.

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Treatment

Secondary Infertility: Causes and Treatments

Having trouble conceiving or carrying a baby to term after previously successful pregnancies? Here’s what you should know.

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Tests

What Is a Sperm Count Test for Fertility?

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

Meet the Experts

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.
Health Professional

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and author.