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An infertility overview, on our website

Infertility is defined as the failure to conceive after one year of unprotected sexual intercourse. In the United States approximately 15-20 percent of married couples will experience some degree of infertility. This means that 1 in 6 couples will need … Continue reading

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Webinar will help you “cope with the stress of infertility”

Research shows that stress is one of the main reasons that patients drop out of infertility treatment. To help patients deal with this, Creating A Family is hosting a free online webinar on “Coping with the stress of infertility.” It … Continue reading

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‘What is best for you?’ New podcast has answers on infertility

Infertility is defined as the failure to conceive after one year of unprotected sexual intercourse. In the United States approximately 15–20 percent of married couples experience some degree of infertility. This means that one in six couples will need professional assistance. … Continue reading

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The silence of infertile African-American women

African-American women are just as likely to experience infertility as white women, if not more so, but they often cope with this traumatic issue in silence and isolation, according to a new University of Michigan study. African-American women also more … Continue reading

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Is reproduction women’s work?

“In our culture, reproduction is women’s work. That work includes everything from conception to pregnancy, childbirth to breastfeeding. Infertility support groups, online chat groups, books, websites and blogs are led by women, written by women and geared toward women. Men … Continue reading

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Good news for childhood cancer survivors

Childhood cancer survivors have long been told they may be unable to get pregnant because cancer-fighting chemotherapy and radiation can damage their ovaries. Research does indicate that women who had cancer as girls have difficulty getting pregnant, but a new … Continue reading

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Man up!

Infertility is not just a woman’s issue. In fact, the incidence of male infertility is equal to that of female infertility. Each gender accounts for approximately 40% of infertile couples. There are many causes of male infertility. You can learn … Continue reading

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