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Birth control can be confusing—even for those who have been using it since their teens. But if confusion is the cost of abundant contraceptive options, it’s a price most women will happily pay.
A new study shows that a drug given to some pregnant women to prevent severe respiratory ailments in preterm newborns reduces health care costs.
It’s long been assumed that women who get pregnant on birth control pills somehow erred. But a new study suggests some women may inherit genes that break down contraceptive hormones more rapidly.
Egg-freezing startups have a lot of women talking. Dr. Lisa Becht of Columbia University’s Fertility Center weighs in on what to know
Source:Ask MenMarch 5, 2019
While infertility used to be considered a female problem, that’s far from the case today. Difficulties conceiving are tied just as much to the male factor as they are the female.
Source:NBC NewsMarch 4, 2019
The news of two tank failures in 2018 horrified thousands of women and fertility doctors around the country. What — if anything — has changed since then?
Source:MedPage TodayMarch 1, 2019
Women with advanced ovarian cancer and clinically negative lymph nodes at surgery did not live longer if they underwent pelvic and paraaortic lymphadenectomy, results of a randomized trial showed.
Source:Inc.February 28, 2019
Kindbody aims to reinvent the messaging and experience of going into a fertility clinic.
Source:Reuters HealthFebruary 28, 2019
Analysis of data from three high-income countries on births among women who previously had a stillbirth found the length of time between the two pregnancies was not an important factor.
Source:Well and GoodFebruary 23, 2019
IUDs are not a new form of birth control, but they have seen a wild resurgence in popularity in the past few years. A record 4.4 million women now have IUDs.
Source:BridesFebruary 22, 2019
Now well into her third trimester of pregnancy, Meghan Markle made headlines flying into New York City this past weekend for her baby shower.
Source:BuzzfeedFebruary 20, 2019
Doctors diagnosed the intense abdominal cramping that hit Sharon Rosenblatt every month as kidney stones, a muscle pull, or the result of too much exercise.
Source:NPRFebruary 18, 2019
Brittney Crystal was just over 25 weeks pregnant when her water broke. It was her second pregnancy — the first had been rough, and the baby came early.
Source:SheKnowsFebruary 14, 2019
Let’s talk about how birth control works. Dr. Ana Cepin, an obstetrician-gynecologist at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center, breaks it down for us.