Overview Scientists from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine performed and published the new research in Nature Communications about a 3D printed ovary structure that had cultured ovarian follicles and […]
The choice to become a surrogate is often complicated by a conflicted feeling, mostly due to the financial compensation associated with the process. But most surrogates will tell you they are more interested in the emotional rewards than the financial one.
The American Society for Reproductive Medicine published the results of a trial to determine if PGD can increase the rates of successful pregnancies. PGD is the process by which chromosomal abnormalities in the embryo are detected prior to implantation.
In Nature’s news feature article, “China’s embrace of embryo selection raises thorny questions”, the author, David Cyranoski, juxtaposes East versus West in the lens of fertility practices. Specifically, Mr. Cryanoski […]
The single most common misconception about fertility among women is that they can achieve a pregnancy at any age. This is not true. A woman’s fertility naturally decreases with age and fertility treatment success also decreases with age.
Female fertility begins to decline many years prior to menopause despite regular ovulatory cycles. A woman’s fertility peaks in her mid-20’s and drops off more steeply after age 35. There are many different reasons why a woman may not conceive a baby.
In about half of the couples who trying to conceive, male infertility plays a role. Male Infertility may be due to low sperm production, low motility, or morphology. There may also be blockages that prevent the delivery of sperm.