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Demystifying women’s health in the Muslim community

UT Southwestern's Sarah Hemeida, M.D., M.P.H., co-hosts a podcast and workshops that are designed to demystify women's health conditions for the Muslim community in Texas.

How does a father’s age affect fertility and a baby’s health?

How can a dad’s age affect fertility? Explore potential age-related risks to sperm health, pregnancy, and the baby’s future health.

Male infertility: Treating the physical and emotional side effects

Male infertility is an all-too-common problem. Tolulope Bakare, M.D., discusses current and developing treatments – including for mental health side effects.

Comprehensive tests for fertility may help estimate chance of getting pregnant – now or later

Whether you’re waiting to get pregnant for career or other reasons, a fertility assessment may help determine the chances of having a baby in your 30s.

Personalizing birth control to minimize health risks

Certain types of birth control can cause health risks, such as blood clots. But personalized planning can help patients choose a safe, effective option. Learn more.

Can a father’s medication affect fertility and pregnancy?

Bonnie Bermas, M.D., discusses how some medications that the biological father is taking can impact fertility and the health of a developing baby.

How low testosterone treatment can help – and harm – a man's sex drive and fertility

Not all low-testosterone treatments are created equal – and some are downright harmful. Men's health expert Tolulope Bakare, M.D., discusses the risks of low-T supplements in this week's MedBlog.

Natural pregnancy after IVF: How 'subfertility' surprises moms like Chrissy Teigen

Chrissy Teigen’s "surprise" pregnancy after IVF is not unheard of. Jennifer Shannon, M.D., discusses infertility vs. subfertility in this Your Pregnancy Matters blog.

What's it like to be a gestational carrier? Nicky's story

Nicky Haynes loved being pregnant – so much that she became a gestational carrier. Read her story and get tips for prospective parents and surrogates.

Bariatric surgery and pregnancy: Answers to patients' FAQs

Obesity can increase the risk of fertility and pregnancy complications. Discover how weight loss surgery can help both men and women become parents.

Fertility-sparing treatment for endometriosis and fibroids

Endometriosis and uterine fibroids can cause heavy periods, pelvic pain, and difficulty getting pregnant. And traditional treatment options can cause infertility. However, women can find advanced, fertility-sparing treatment options at UT Southwestern. Learn more.

'The pill' for guys: Male birth control option passes safety tests

A male birth control pill has moved one step closer to reality, but will men actually take a daily oral contraceptive?

Fertility options for cancer survivors

Several types of cancer treatment can make it difficult or impossible for patients to have a baby. Explore the options available for people diagnosed with cancer to preserve their fertility.

Müllerian anomalies: How to spot and treat an irregularly shaped or missing uterus or cervix

The uterus is normally the size of a pear and the inner cavity is triangle-shaped. However, women with müllerian anomalies can have a uterus and cervix that are abnormally shaped or missing completely. Discover what problems these anomalies can create and what treatments are available.

2 stories, 4 babies: Support and care for complex twin pregnancies

Twin pregnancies require special medical management, particularly when one twin has serious health complications. In this week’s blog, two families share their experiences, from maternal-fetal risk conversations to infant loss, and how making a positive impact can help with healing.