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More Babies Can Mean Less Education for Moms, Study Shows

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Ever feel like the more children you have, the dumber you get?
There may be some truth in it -- at least if you're young when you start having babies. A new study says having more kids can keep women from contin...
Does education stand in the way of women having babies, or do babies get in the way of education?

Trying to Get Pregnant? Start Flossing

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Trying to get pregnant? Be sure to floss.
BBC News reports an Australian study presented at a fertility meeting in Sweden this week says bad oral health is just as bad as obesity when it comes to fertility and f...
Study shows women with gum disease take longer to conceive.

Experts Debating Whether Insurance Should Cover Infertility Treatments Under New Law

Should health insurance cover infertility treatments? Credit: Getty Today, most couples undergoing infertility treatments are paying out of their own pockets, but experts at the Institute of Medicine are taking a closer look at the new...Experts are looking into coverage for infertility treatments under the new health care laws.

Would You Get a Vaginal Steam Bath to Help You Get Pregnant?

What would you do to get pregnant? Credit: Getty Images Some women go to great lengths to get pregnant and try all sorts of fertility treatments. The vaginal steam bath is not a fertility treatment per se, but some think it could hel...

Sperm Banks Offer Last-Minute Holiday Sales

Talk about giving a personal gift. Credit: Getty Here's a not-so-subtle gift that brings families together -- or at least tries to create them -- this holiday season: Now, for the couple aspiring to get pregnant, friends and families c...Not sure what gift to give this season? Try sperm!

Nothing Personal, Dad: Your Daughter's Not Calling Because She's Fertile

Sorry, Pops, but right now she's definitely not thinking about dear old dad. Credit: Stockbyte, Getty Images
When a woman is, ya know, fertile, she wants a guy like Brad Pitt or Johnny Depp standing by. Right, ladies? Wink, wink. Nudge, nudge....
Fertile women avoid their fathers like the plague. Literally.

'Desperate Housewives' Actress Uses Yoga to Help Women Facing Fertility Issues

Brenda Strong, with her son, Zak, uses yoga to help women with fertility issues. Credit: Axelle/Bauer-Griffin.com
There isn't a neighbor residing on Wisteria Lane who is safe from the insightful observations and intimate knowledge of Mary Alice Y...
Brenda Strong is helping women and couples facing fertility issues.

Tips for Facing Infertility During the Holidays

As a person dealing with fertility issues, Lori LeRoy finds the holidays especially difficult. Credit: Kevin Foster
Every bit as much as she embraces sharing the holidays with family and friends, Lori LeRoy says staring at the cards already arriv...
Can't handle another holiday card with a cute baby on it? Experts offer advice for getting through the holidays when you face infertility issues.

In Vitro Fertilization Works Better in the Spring, Study Suggests

Could be that spring is a better time to grow babies, too. Credit: Getty Images
In the spring, they say, a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love. That might have something to do with the fact that it's easier for a woman to concei...
According to a study presented Sept. 14 at the World Congress of Fertility and Sterility in Munich, Germany, in vitro fertilization rates were found to be highest in the spring (73.5 percent) versus the winter (67.9 percent), summer (68.7 percent) or fall (69 percent).

Scientists Say Test Could Predict Menopause

LONDON (AP) - Doctors could one day use a blood test to predict decades in advance when women will go into menopause, scientists say. In research to be presented on Monday at a European fertility conference in Rome, Iranian experts say their pre...

To Do List: Pick Up Milk, Bread, Sperm Test

Men may soon be able to check their sperm count in the comfort of their own homes. Credit: Jung Yeon-Je, AFP / Getty Images
Cold exam rooms and Playboy magazines may not be the only route to male fertility testing for long. A new home test th...

Woman Gives Birth Twice After Ovarian Transplant

Stinne Holm Bergholdt gave birth to daughters, Aviaja and Lucca, after an ovarian transplant. Credit: Flemming Holm Bergholdt
For the first time ever, a mother in Denmark gave birth to two children more than a year apart after an ovarian ...

British Woman, 59, Pursues Infertility Treatments

Susan Tollefson gave birth at 57. Credit: Jenny Goodall, Solo / ZUMA Press
A 59-year-old London woman and the mother of a 2-year-old may just be the oldest UK citizen to ever be offered in-virto fertilization. Government guidelines in ...

Fertility Calendar: Get Help With Conception

Fertility calendars can increase chances of pregnancy Credit: Getty Images
Fertility calendars or calculators can help couples who would like to increase their chances of getting pregnant by helping the couple determine if and when the woman ov...

Jon Gosselin

Jon Gosselin is a husband and father who became famous appearing on the TLC reality show "Jon and Kate Plus 8." The show follow the lives of Jon, his wife Kate Gosselin, and their eight children -- fraternal twins Cara and Madelyn, born in 2000, and ...

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