When Does Air Quality Affect Preterm Delivery?
Exposure to air pollution during a specific period in a pregnancy is associated with a significant risk of preterm delivery before 37 weeks.
Racial Differences in Infertility Knowledge and Treatment
Racial and cultural disparities exist in women's understanding of conception and pregnancy, as well as in the effectiveness of infertility treatments.
Trying to Conceive Can Stress Men Out
New research: it’s common for the male partner in infertile couples to experience stress and sexual dysfunction during their partner’s fertile period.
Elective Egg Freezing: 10 Thoughts From an REI
Don't overpromise when it comes to elective egg freezing. It doesn't protect against infertility nor does it guarantee a future pregnancy.
The Case for Single-Embryo Transfers
Problem: The economic and clinical costs associated with multiple births resulting from IVF. Solution: Single-embryo transfer is paramount.
PCOS and Infertility: Is a Breast Cancer Drug the Answer?
Letrozole, a breast cancer drug, was compared with clomiphene as a fertility treatment for women with polycystic ovary syndrome. Find out which drug performed best.
Watch for High Blood Pressure in Women Who Use Donor Eggs for IVF
The risk of pregnancy-induced hypertension is more than 3 times higher in women who become pregnant using a donor egg, research confirms.
Environmental Toxins Are a Scary Subject for Most OBs
Obstetricians agree they should have a role in reducing pregnant women’s exposure to environmental toxins, but most fail to discuss the subject with patients.
8 Simple Ways for Pregnant Patients to Reduce Exposure to Toxins
These simple tips can help pregnant patients reduce their exposure to environmental toxins and harmful chemicals, such as lead, mercury, BPA, and phthalates.
For Sperm, Quality Trumps Age in Fertility Treatment Outcomes
For sperm donors, a man's age doesn't matter in achieving a live birth with donor insemination or IVF provided his sperm quality is good, research confirms.