Being overweight can affect fertility, and now there is evidence that maternal weight at conception impacts how a fertilized egg divides and grows.
Depression Risk and Fertility Treatment
Unsuccessful fertility treatment takes a toll on both partners, and knowing their mental health history can help predict depression risk.
Miscarriage: A Patient's Perspective
Miscarriage unfortunately is a common part of OB/GYN, but do you ever wonder what your patients are feeling? This blog addresses one patient's experience.
Subfertility Itself May Explain Poor Birth Outcomes
Assisted reproductive technology is often thought to account for the risk of low birth weight and preterm birth, but new research finds another factor plays a role.
More Women Opting for Single Embryo Transfers
A new report by the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology has shown a shift in women's preferences for the number of embryos transferred.
Household Chemicals Linked to Earlier Menopause
Women with higher levels of endocrine-disrupting chemicals from both environmental and household exposure have an earlier onset of menopause.
ICSI May Not Be Best for Unexplained Infertility
Use of intracytoplasmic sperm injection in cases unrelated to male factor infertility may negatively affect outcomes, new research suggests.
PCOS Ups Health and Hospitalization Risks
Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) are at increased risk for metabolic and heart diseases and nearly twice as likely to be hospitalized.
Study Calls for More Thyroid Disease Screening
Consider thyroid disorders, such as hyperthyroidism, when evaluating women with fertility problems and recurrent early pregnancy loss.
Is There a Best Timing Technique for IUI Success?
Timing is important to achieve pregnancy in intrauterine insemination, but available evidence doesn't support using one timing method over another.
Story Telling and the Emotional Component of Healing
Addressing the emotional component of a patient's diagnosis isn't often feasible, but these tools can help patients with this important aspect of healing.