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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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June 28, 2022

How to freeze your sperm from home

Common misconceptions exist about sperm freezing. Read more about the sperm freezing process, whether you can freeze your sperm from home, as well as costs.
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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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September 24, 2021

Male menopause: Is it real?

So, if people with ovaries experience menopause, do people with testes also experience menopause or something similar to it? Here, we walk you through everything you need to know about how menopause works and the pressing question many want to know: does male menopause exist?
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September 20, 2021

Sperm freezing: frequently asked questions, answered

Learn what male birth control options are available now, and new options you may have in the future.
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August 6, 2021

Can you freeze sperm at home?

Sperm freezing offers many benefits, including the flexibility to start a family later in life and being prepared with a back-up plan. Cryopreservation of sperm is growing in popularity for these reasons and more. Many who have just been introduced to the idea will wonder: can you freeze sperm at home? Does it require a specialized lab, or will your home freezer work? While freezing sperm at home seems simple enough, you definitely don't want to take chances with the DIY route. Read on to learn why freezing sperm at home in your freezer isn't possible, and to learn about an affordable alternative method.
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April 18, 2021

Male fertility myths, debunked: 5 facts you should know

These are the top five male fertility myths, debunked—and everything you need to know about infertility.
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April 8, 2021

How long does sperm last?

How long sperm lives—inside the body or on other surfaces—is more than just a “fun fact.” It can actually impact your ability to conceive. Knowing that sperm live for 3–5 days in the female reproductive system, for example, means you could have sex several days before your partner ovulates and still result in a pregnancy. Let’s explore how long sperm can live in different scenarios, and bust a few myths along the way.
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February 18, 2021

Is there an age limit on male fertility?

Stories of men in their 60s or older fathering children tend to fuel the idea that male fertility is eternal, but that’s a misconception. Men also experience the effects of aging with a decrease in fertility over time. To some extent, men—just like women—face a biological clock.
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March 17, 2020

The impact of parental age on intelligence and life span

Most men wonder about the right age to start a family, if at all. If you are planning on having children, do they benefit most when born to youthful parents who are still dealing with their own emerging-adulthood struggles?
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March 17, 2020

The risk of genetic mutations with paternal age

Look through a microscope at the sperm of two healthy men – one older, one younger -- and you won’t be able to tell much of a difference.
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March 17, 2020

Age and sperm health

Why would any man consider freezing his sperm? Don’t they last forever? After all, men such as Mick Jagger have fathered children well into their advanced years – his eighth kid having come along when the aging rocker was 73.
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