| Apr 23, 2012
Infertility affects nearly 15% of couples in the U.S. But the reasons behind the difficulty in getting pregnant are not always so obvious. Dr. Steve sits down with an infertility specialist Dr. Christine Mullin to talk about the reasons why women have a...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 1:26 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana teacher who says she was fired from a Roman Catholic school for using in vitro fertilization to try to get pregnant is suing in a case that could set up a legal showdown over reproductive and religious rights.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 3:09 PM
A Fort Wayne, Ind., teacher fired after higher-ups at the Catholic School she was teaching at learned she was using in vitro fertilization to get pregnant spoke out Friday.
Emily Herx said all she and her husband, Brian, wanted was more children....
| Mar 8, 2013
| 1:10 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Autumn is the time of year most associated with bumper crops of new babies, and that may be because human sperm are generally at their healthiest in winter and early spring, according to a new study from Israel.
| Mar 7, 2013
Dear Amy: My son's wife has finally decided (after three years of trying to have a baby) that she just doesn't want to be a parent.
She refuses to adopt (she can't conceive) and my son is torn, because he does want a family. She now thinks their...
| Feb 23, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Fanya O'Donoghue had just learned she was pregnant when she happened to meet a group of nurses at a social gathering. She was looking for an obstetrician, and asked them whom they would recommend.
"All six of them said, 'Dr. [Nikita] Levy,'" she...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 2:56 PM
For 17 years of my life, my family sheltered me from the issue of smoking, since no members in my family were smokers. It wasn't until I built a relationship with a smoker that I developed a deep concern for the issue since my boyfriend, along with the...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Not having a mare in optimal condition to conceive results in lower fertility, frustration, and financial losses. Consistent, successful breeding of mares requires planning and attention to detail.
To ensure the mare is cycling regularity, she needs...
| Dec 2, 2012
As a kid growing up on the Southwest Side, Colleen Wagner Coughlin had a thing for animals. Gerbils and other small, furry critters populated the family home.
"I always loved animals as pets, but it was how they reproduced — I didn't even know the...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Ellen Carpenter delayed marriage until she found Mr. Right, but by that time she was 38 years old, making it much more difficult to have children.
After getting pregnant with the help of hormone injections, the Frederick County resident lost the baby ...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:29 AM
Scientists are discovering compounds meant to block a cancer-causing gene may cause infertility in males. While testing male mice, they become infertile by producing far fewer and less mobile sperm.
This finding could result in the creation of a birth...