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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
- December 1, 2018
While the decision and process to have a baby for a heterosexual couple may be relatively straightforward, for same sex couples, the path to parenthood is quite different.
- November 29, 2018
Jason D. Wright, MD recently co-authored a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine examining the safety of minimally invasive surgery for cervical cancer.
- November 19, 2018
A revolutionary treatment option for iVF, developed by the team at Columbia Fertility could give hope to many who have not found success with traditional IVF – at a fraction of the cost.
- November 15, 2018
Columbia University Fertility Center has developed and launched a first-of-its kind technology that provides additional protection for tanks storing embryos and eggs.
Source:Huffington PostNovember 14, 2018
About 3 million women in the U.S. have one biological child but struggle to conceive or carry to term another pregnancy ― a condition known as secondary infertility.
Source:Prevention MagazineNovember 9, 2018
On Friday, Michelle Obama revealed that she suffered a miscarriage before giving birth daughters Malia and Sasha — both of who were conceived via IVF.
Source:CNNNovember 9, 2018
Free from the constraints she might have felt while living in the White House, Michelle Obama is getting personal, opening herself up to the world in bold ways in her memoir, "Becoming," out Tuesday.
Source:BustleNovember 8, 2018
Whether you're someone whose currently trying to have a baby or you're just considering having children in the future, it's important to be aware of what factors can affect your fertility.
Source:Reuters HealthNovember 2, 2018
Teens seeking to buy emergency contraception at pharmacies continue to face significant roadblocks, a new U.S. study suggests.
Source:NBC News (WKYC 3)October 31, 2018
When nearly 4,000 eggs and embryos were compromised in that massive fertility clinic failure at University Hospitals earlier this year -- hundreds of families lost their best chance at having kids.