October 17, 2014
The addition of the benefit by Facebook and Apple comes as tech companies face mounting pressure to hire more women, but some warn it may increase pressure those employees feel to put off having kids.
October 10, 2014
After a break-up, one woman decided to put her dreams of children on ice - literally - at a cost of £14,000. She describes life as one of Britain's very few 'freezers'
It’s 7pm on a Wednesday night, and I’m sitting at my kitchen table, holding a hypodermic needle in one hand. With the other, I’m rubbing the small red puncture mark in my stomach, hoping it will stop bleeding so I don’t have to change the cream silk shirt I’ve picked out for my date tonight.
Source: The Telegraph
October 03, 2014
A friend of mine – a successful corporate lawyer – recently got married and had a baby with a man she had met at her blue-chip firm.
As their colleagues congratulated them, they told him he had infinitely improved his career prospects by becoming a family man. He appeared to them to be more steady and reliable, and was better able to bond with clients by talking school fees and sleepless nights.
June 09, 2014
Dr. Katherine McKnight was recently featured in a Houston Chronicle article titled, "Doctor passionate about helping cancer patients preserve fertility". A well written interview by author Elise Kelly exploring Dr. McKnight's passion around women's health and helping women facing cancer treatment preserve their fertility.
Source: Houston Chronicle
May 16, 2014
Neurosensory Perception of Environmental Cues Modulates Sperm Motility Critical for Fertilization
Source: Houston IVF
May 06, 2014
A new study demonstrates that, for couples of older reproductive age with unexplained infertility, immediate IVF is the most efficient treatment, resulting in fewer treatment cycles and a higher live birth rate.
Source: American Society of Reproductive Medicine
February 19, 2014
HOUSTON, TX – When there’s a will, there’s a way. There’s a new record in the number of women using in vitro fertilization to get pregnant. The Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology says 1.5% of all babies born in the U.S. in 2012 got a push in the lab.
February 03, 2014
Her first thought after she heard the news, after she screamed and made her mother and boyfriend leave the room, was that she would never have children. Amanda Baxley’s doctor had just told her, over a speakerphone in her psychiatrist’s office, that she had the gene for Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker disease, or GSS, which would inevitably lead to her slow and terrible death.
Source: The New York Times
December 02, 2013
BOSTON, MA -- Doctors are reporting an epidemic - of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers show.
December 01, 2013
ASRM is proud to partner with the Choosing Wisely® campaign. Choosing Wisely, an initiative of the ABIM Foundation, aims to spark patient-physician conversations by providing lists of “Things Physicians and Patients Should Question”