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Men's Health

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.

Your Pregnancy Matters

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.

Your Pregnancy Matters

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.

Your Pregnancy Matters

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.

Women's Health

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.

Men's Health; Prevention; Women's Health; Your Pregnancy Matters

'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?

Cancer; Men's Health; Women's Health

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.

Prevention; Women's Health

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.

Your Pregnancy Matters

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.

Your Pregnancy Matters

Uterine transplant: This prospect for pregnancy is not worth the risks

Many women think getting pregnant is the only way to become a “real mom.” Uterine transplantation, a major surgery available in clinical trials, is presented as a hopeful option. But Robyn Horsager-Boehrer, M.D., says it is too risky, and motherhood means more than carrying a baby.