FDA Simplifies Labeling for Drugs in Pregnancy, Lactation
The FDA says confusing labeling is out and now will provide safety data for medication use in pregnancy and breastfeeding in a relevant real-world context.
When Is GnRH Best for Triggering Oocyte Maturation?
A GnRH agonist for an oocyte maturation trigger may be most useful in cases where pregnancy isn't the immediate goal, a new meta-analysis finds.
Maternal Weight Affects How Embryos Develop
Being overweight can affect fertility, and now there is evidence that maternal weight at conception impacts how a fertilized egg divides and grows.
Sunday Funny: Cool Benefits
How's this for a unique way to offer certain fertility benefits as an employee incentive?
Emotional Support Lacking for Women With Uterine Fibroids
Two studies show that the emotional impact of uterine fibroids is significant but support is lacking, especially in African American women.
IVF Will Continue in ND as Voters Reject Measure 1
Voters in North Dakota sent a clear message that health care decisions, from pregnancy to end-of-life care, must involve only patients and their physicians.
Measure 1 Will End IVF in North Dakota
A consequence of Measure 1, which may or may not be a "personhood" amendment, is that IVF and other infertility services in North Dakota will end.
High Dairy Intake Improves Reproductive Outcomes
Women with high dairy diets have higher live birth rates after IVF; maternal diets high in butterfat can ameliorate effects of BPA exposure on embryos in rats.
Reproductive Counseling for Transgendered Men in Sweden
There is little research on preserving fertility in transgendered men. Research from Sweden provides some evidence on reproductive counseling in these patients.
Novel IVF Technology: Safe and Effective, May Cut Costs
The use of an intravaginal incubation device in IVF is found to be a safe and effective alternative to lab incubation of embryos, and it may reduce costs.