Fertility Treatment

The Family That Adopted Me When I Found Out I Was Interfile

When I came out as trans, when I found out I was infertile, when my queer heart was broken—the Thompsons were always there.<p>Seven months into my thirtieth year, I fell in love for the first time. She once described herself to me as “an alien that just appeared here one day” as I ate raspberry sorbet …

Fertility Clinic

'4 years, 7 attempts, 3 miscarriages' in the making is what led to this viral baby photo

A photo of a newborn baby surrounded by in vitro fertilization syringes is going viral.<p>The thousands of syringes were saved by the mother and placed …

Pregnancy

The Sharpening Battle Lines Over the Future of Fertility Research

The day Lesley and John Brown first became parents, they traveled to the hospital under cover of darkness to avoid tipping off the media. They didn’t …

Trump Administration

Doctors race to save boy, 6, from rare neurological disorder before it robs him of his speech and mobility and life

Will Woleben, of McKinney, Texas, was born a healthy and happy baby who hit all his developmental milestones on time.<p>But around age two, he started …

Health (UK)

Can The Keto Diet Screw With Your Period?

Honestly, it depends...<p>When you're on the keto diet, there are a few, uh, <i>bodily</i> changes you prepare for (the good: weight loss; and the not-so-good: keto flu).<p>One thing you might not be totally ready for: the keto diet wreaking havoc on your menstrual cycle—and possibly making your periods …

Weight Loss

I’m 58 and I just had my first baby

A Sydney woman has given birth to her first child at age 58, after travelling to New Delhi, India, to undergo IVF treatment.<p>Carolyne Ness, who moved …

Celebrity (Australia)

Feeling broody? We look at the science behind the ticking biological clock

Broodiness is a real and powerful emotion that overrides inhibitions of intimacy, the fears of pregnancy and birth, and the realities of rearing a …

Pregnancy

Why Infertility Is More Than A Physical Disorder

When you're growing up and learning about the birds and the bees, the general narrative is often that two people can meet, fall in love, and have a …

Mental Health

Bundle of Joy provides families with play date they never could have imagined

HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — They made noises, happy grunts, screams and squeals as they ran, climbed, swung, jumped and bounced around as toddlers do.<p>A few …

NASCAR

Embryo Cases Just Got More Confusing — And Custody Arrangements Way More Awkward

Plus, this is the first time there's been a decision that says when there is no genetic connection, embryos are to be treated as property.

Siblings

Is Married at First Sight’s Sarah Roza Undergoing IVF to Become a Single Mum?

| Wed., Aug. 15, 2018 1:11 AM<p><b>Sarah Roza</b> is following her dreams of becoming a mother.<p>Taking to Instagram on August 15, the former <i>Married at First</i> …

Married at First Sight

Scientists Are Using In Vitro Fertilization to Save Coral Reefs

<b>Why Global Citizens Should Care</b><i>Coral reefs are dying all around the world because of climate change, disease, and more. Without interventions, they</i> …

Los Angeles

Fertility charity concerned over new ‘unlimited’ IVF treatment programme

The country’s leading fertility charity has expressed concern over a large IVF clinic offering “unlimited” treatment over a two year period – and …

IVF

Why I can't justify donating to the Catholic Church anymore

It’s hard to be a Catholic. In response to the recently released Pennsylvania grand jury report on some 300 priests accused of abuse, let it be known — let it be shouted from the rooftops — that those warped, vile, disgusting clerics who have violated children over the past several decades have …

Stem Cells

15 Truths Of Secondary Infertility

Trudging through secondary infertility sucks. It can feel difficult, maddening, depressing, isolating, and downright ridiculous. So, let’s get real …

Pregnancy

This CEO says a 'trust gap' remains in Chinese healthcare

Josef Woodman of Patients Beyond Borders discusses the trend of couples in China choosing to seek in vitro fertilization treatment overseas.

IVF

Parents Home

Jason previously told us that he and Brittany, 31, chose to undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) again after welcoming the couple’s son Memphis in December 2017.<p>“After having our son, we knew we wanted to have two kids,” said Jason, 41. “I have my two older daughters already, so after Memphis was …

IVF

Ada Limón's 'The Carrying' Is A Poetry Collection To Help You Make Sense Of The State Of The World Right Now

“Here’s the problem — is it a problem? — with writers and poets: we think every moment is worthy of a poem,” Ada Limón tells Bustle. “When people say …

Literature

Changing Up My Skincare Routine with the Olay 28-Day Challenge

A lot of you are going to hate me for this but… I never had a single issue with my skin until the ripe age of 26. I had not a single pimple as a …

Skin Care

The Problem With Trusting A Startup To Monitor Your Fertility

Blood tests to gauge fertility aren't nearly as useful as we'd like them to be.<p>Fertility testing, once confined to doctor’s offices and reserved for people struggling to conceive, is becoming more accessible, thanks to startups that aim to educate young women about their bodies before they possibly …

Pregnancy

Fans Can’t Get Over How Much Baby Miles Looks Like John Legend In Chrissy Teigen’s Latest Instagram Video

'He is a splitting image of his daddy,' one fan gushed.<p>Like father, like son!<p>Currently, Chrissy Teigen, her husband John Legend, and their two kids — …

Cute

Tyrone woman shocked to find her baby bump was actually a tumour

When Daireen Diver’s stomach swelled up, she thought she was pregnant, but little did she know that it was actually a one stone tumour on her …

Belfast

Jason Aldean and Brittany Kerr Had a Gender Reveal Just For Their Kids — and It's So Sweet

After confirming that they were pregnant with their second child together on July 10, country singer Jason Aldean and his wife Brittany Kerr shared a video of their gender reveal on Instagram on Aug. 12 — and it's a girl! And the cutest part of all? Jason and Miranda already knew the baby's gender …

Jason Aldean

Mommy Movie Stars: Forever Fertile?

If you’ve read about the movie stars having children in their 40s and 50s, you may be thinking, “Why should I worry about becoming pregnant? I’m …

Pregnancy

Asia’s most extreme population controls

AFTER a government-issued stamp depicting a family with three children was released last week, speculation has been rife that China may finally be …

Asia

Study shows boxers may be better than briefs for men's fertility

Choosing between boxers and briefs is an age-old debate. But a new study might just give a point to those who prefer the looser garment.<p>A study published on the Oxford University Press’ academic website found that men who wore boxers had a higher sperm count than men who wore briefs. The study …

Fertility Clinic

40 Isn’t Just a Milestone Birthday. It’s an Important Jewish Number.

I’m a congregational rabbi, so the month of August is always a bit anxiety-provoking. Whether the holidays are “early” or “late,” they are coming, …

Jewish Culture

Eric Tai, wife expecting first baby

MANILA -- Former "It's Showtime" host Eric Tai and his wife, Rona, are set to welcome their first child.<p>Tai, known to many as "Eruption," happily …

IVF

Olympic Gold Medalist Gymnast Carly Patterson Caldwell Expecting Baby No. 2

<i>Carly Patterson Caldwell (L) announces on social media that she is expecting a second child alongside her husband, Mark, and son, Graham.</i><p>Carly …

Team USA

Re: Production review at Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

What happens when a couple is in love and want to spend the rest of their lives together, but the question of starting a family starts to divide …

Sexuality