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Assisted Reproduction Not Linked to Autism
The cause of autism is unknown. It's possible that it might be associated with environmental factors. One such factor that recently interested researchers was the way a baby is conceived.
Small Risk of Diabetes Linked to Fertility Issues
Women who have overcome fertility problems know the joy of finally becoming pregnant. But their infertility history may help them prepare for the pregnancy as well.
IBD No Barrier to Having Babies
Inflammatory bowel disease may seem like a big obstacle for young couples hoping to start a family, but there may be little cause for concern.
Safe, New Ways to Make a Baby
For couples unable to conceive a baby on their own, technology has made tremendous strides in helping them. Even men who cannot produce sperm in their semen have good options.
Get an Egg, Grow an Egg
The invention of in vitro fertilization (IVF) has allowed many couples to become parents when it  might not otherwise have been possible. But different factors can influence how well IVF works.
Fertility Treatment No Problem for Your Heart
Struggling to have a child can take a toll on a person's mind and body, especially if they are undergoing fertility treatments. But the process can pay off with a child — and possibly better health.
What Difference Do Antioxidants Make?
Couples going through infertility difficulties are often anxious to try any possible treatment that may help in conceiving a baby. It's important to know what can actually make a difference in conceiving.
Hope for Cancer Survivors to Conceive
Women who are cancer survivors may worry about their ability to get pregnant. While new research suggests that getting pregnant may not be an issue for many of these women, it is still important that they discuss family planning with their doctor, who can help make the process easier.
Cancer Survivors Delivered Good News
Women who had cancer as children can feel better. According to a new study, most of these women can become mothers. Getting pregnant might just take a little longer than it does for women who’ve never had cancer.
What If You Can't Wait to Get Pregnant?
Women who are obese may choose to undergo weight loss surgery. If they do and they plan to have children, how long should they wait to get pregnant?