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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.

Prevention; Women's Health

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.

Your Pregnancy Matters

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.

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

Welcoming (someone else's) baby: A surrogate’s delivery story

Nicky Haynes shares her story of giving birth as a gestational carrier during the pandemic. Find out what it was like watching new parents welcome the baby she helped bring into the world.

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.

Your Pregnancy Matters

What to expect when you’re expecting – via gestational surrogacy

Gestational surrogacy requires a considerable emotional, financial, and legal investment. Martin Hechanova, M.D., discusses the process from a doctor's point of view.

Men's Health; Prevention; 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?