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May 10, 2022

Fatherhood after 40

Is 40 too old for men to have a baby? This article weighs up the pros, cons, and medical risks of having kids as an older father.
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May 7, 2022

Racial disparities in fertility health

From higher rates of miscarriage to a higher risk of abnormal sperm parameters, there are a number of racial disparities that exist in fertility.
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May 5, 2022

Does the sperm choose the egg — or does the egg choose the sperm?

In the mating dance of eggs and sperm, it was long believed that the egg just waited to be fertilized, while the sperm “fought it out” until the strongest one prevailed. Now, research suggests the egg may play a more active role in choosing sperm, based on genetic compatibility and other desirable factors. Find out […]
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May 1, 2022

Parkinson’s and male fertility

Read on to learn more about the potential effects of Parkinson’s disease on fertility as well as your options for conceiving a child if you’re living with the condition.
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April 22, 2022

Climate change and male fertility

There’s emerging evidence that climate change can negatively impact male fertility and sperm health. Let’s explore what the research says about how climate change may affect reproduction, other environmental effects on fertility, and steps you can take to stay healthy. 
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April 20, 2022

How to support a loved one who’s experiencing infertility or childlessness

Advice on how to support a loved one who is experiencing infertility or who is childless without choice — what to say and what not to say, plus how to tell them you're pregnant.
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April 15, 2022

Coping with pregnancy loss, for both partners

How you and your partner can support each other through pregnancy loss, how counseling can help you heal from the grief of miscarriage, and steps to move forward when you're ready.
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April 4, 2022

Supporting your partner through a diagnosis of male-factor infertility

Has your partner been diagnosed with male-factor infertility? This article discusses ways in which you can support him.
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March 19, 2022

Trying to conceive with low testosterone

If a health professional has told you that you have low testosterone levels, you may be concerned about your fertility. But, how does low testosterone impact fertility? And what can you do to promote the best chances of conception?
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March 15, 2022

Klinefelter syndrome and fertility

Klinefelter syndrome is the most common human sex chromosome disorder, affecting one in 500 newborn males. Individuals with the disorder have an extra copy of the X chromosome in each cell of the body, presenting as an XXY genotype. Find out how and when Klinefelter syndrome is typically diagnosed, symptoms to watch out for, and fertility options to consider if you have Klinefelter syndrome.
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March 8, 2022

Cell phone use and fertility

Americans use their cell phones, on average, around 5 hours per day — and when we’re not using them, they’re typically at hand or in our pockets. Let’s explore what the research says about the effect of cell phone use on fertility, other potential impacts of frequent device use, and how to prevent your mobile from impacting your sperm quality.
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March 1, 2022

How to be an equal partner in the process of trying to conceive

Ideally, trying to conceive should feel like something you are doing as a team. This article discusses what men can do to be an equal partner when TTC or undergoing infertility treatment.
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