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Content Tagged: fertility problems

Couple expecting quadruplets after 8 years of trying to become pregnant

Ashley and Tyson Gardner, of Utah, United States were shocked to discover that they are expecting two sets of identical twin baby girls after undergoing their first in vitro fertilization cycle. At 70 million to 1, the odds of this happening were even greater than the odds of winning a lottery. Doctors transferred two embryos […]

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Infertility not just a problem for the rich

An article published in New York Magazine by Erica Schwiegershausen asks, “Why do we treat infertility like it’s just rich women’s problem?” Approximately 1 in 6 couples experience infertility. According to the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 11% of women age 15 to 44 have difficulty becoming pregnant or experience miscarriages. Infertility affects […]

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Infertility also affects men’s stress levels and sexual functioning

A new study, presented at the American Society for Reproductive Medicine’s Annual Meeting in October, suggests that for men who have been trying unsuccessfully to conceive for over a year, the very days in the middle of the cycle when their partners are supposed to be most fertile, can be particularly stressful for men with […]

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Woman with two wombs still able to have a baby

When Jane Woodhead, 38, went for a routine pap smear, she was very surprised to be told that she has two uteruses and two cervixes. Despite having yearly pap smears for many years, this very rare condition, called uterus didelphys, had never been discovered. About 3% of women are born with this condition that is […]

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