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September 9, 2022

What's stopping trans women from freezing sperm?

A 2018 study found that 35% of trans women wanted to have children in the future, but only 9% had frozen their sperm. This article discusses some of the financial, social, and emotional obstacles to transgender sperm freezing.
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September 6, 2022

How long should it take to get pregnant?

This article will explore the data on how long it typically takes to conceive, how couples can best prepare for the process of getting pregnant, and what factors to consider if you are having trouble conceiving.
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August 31, 2022

New study finds frozen sperm is as effective as “fresh” for IUI

In the largest study of its kind, researchers have determined that cryopreserved, or frozen, sperm is just as effective as “fresh” sperm in intrauterine insemination (IUI) procedures.
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August 31, 2022

Oxidative stress and male fertility

What is the role of oxidative stress in male infertility? This article looks at how to test oxidative stress, reduce free radicals, and boost fertility.
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August 26, 2022

Can you choose the sex of your baby?

How can you conceive a boy or a girl? This article explores the science behind influencing baby’s gender and the only true way to choose the sex of your baby.
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August 22, 2022

How to test your fertility from home

Learn more about how to test your fertility from the comfort of your home with Legacy’s at-home sperm testing kits. From when to consider fertility testing to the five steps, and getting started!
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August 17, 2022

Planning for parenthood after gender transition

About to start gender-affirming therapy? Fertility preservation, like sperm freezing, can be a crucial step before a gender transition, helping you start a family of your own.
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August 12, 2022

Semen retention: what is it, and can it improve fertility?

is semen retention healthy? Are there medical benefits to not ejaculating? Let’s look at the semen retention science connecting abstinence to fertility, testosterone levels, and overall health.
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August 9, 2022

Cleaner cleaning: Reduce exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals and improve fertility

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals are nearly everywhere, and may negatively affect your fertility. We’ll review common sources of EDC exposure, endocrine disruptors’ impact on male fertility, and how to reduce your EDC exposure by making your own green cleaning products that are safe for fertility.
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August 5, 2022

How endocrine disruptors affect male fertility

Let's look into common endocrine disruptors, EDCs and male fertility, and ways you can reduce your exposure to endocrine-disrupting chemicals.
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August 3, 2022

How STIs affect male fertility

Let’s unpack what a sexually transmitted infection or disease might mean for your fertility; what to do if you have tested, or ever do test, positive; and how to protect your fertility.
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August 2, 2022

Is male infertility genetic?

While many cases of male-factor infertility can be treated with simple lifestyle interventions, in some cases, the cause is deeper—your genes. Read on to learn about the types of genetic male infertility.
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