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5 Ways Obesity Affects Your Fertility

Tags: fertility, infertility, obesity, pregnancy, women's health

To become pregnant, a healthy weight matters. Obesity has a number of different effects on your fertility—as well as your partner’s.

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Fertility Drugs Tied to Multiple Births (Video)

Tags: embryoscope, fertility, infertility, IVF, pregnancy, video

A study links the use of fertility treatments and an increased rate of multiple births — but a decline in the number of triplets and other high-order births when using in vitro fertilization (IVF).


New Study: Bacon May Hurt Male Fertility

Tags: fat, fertility, healthy diet, infertility, male infertility, sex

Research continues to support the idea that diet can affect fertility. Men who eat a diet high in processed red meats have poorer sperm quality than men who eat more fruits, vegetables and white fish.

Special Incubator Helps Couples Conceive (Video)

Special Incubator Helps Couples Conceive (Video)

Tags: fertility, infertility, miscarriage, pregnancy, video

Ed and Caroline Marks have two excellent reasons to believe in new technology: identical twins Claire and Charlotte, the Marks’ newborn daughters. The Marks twins are the first babies born at [...]

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Embryoscope: New Technology Helps Couples Conceive

Tags: embryo, fertility, in vitro fertilization, infertility, IVF, pregnancy

New in vitro fertilization technology shows fertilized embryos developing moment to moment — giving fresh hope to those wanting to start a family.

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Not Pregnant Yet? When to Get Help

Tags: fertility, in vitro fertilization, infertility, IVF, pregnancy

Couples who haven’t conceived after a year of trying should visit an infertility specialist. But in some cases, couples should see the doctor sooner — here’s how to know.


7 Choices That Keep Your Sperm Healthy

Tags: family planning, fertility, infertility, men’s health, sperm health

Think of your testicles as a factory where sperm is made. You want the factory to produce a top-notch product, so you must make smart choices to keep your workers happy and healthy.

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7 Surprises About Sperm Banking

Tags: family, fertility, infertility, innovation, men's health, sperm banking, testicular cancer awareness month 2013

Forget what you think you know about sperm banking. The whole process is more advanced, more private and more helpful than ever before.

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Did Your Gynecologist Say ‘SIS?’

Tags: fertility, gynecology, infertility, ob/gyn, pap smear, pap test, postmenopausal bleeding, saline-infusion sonography, SIS, ultrasound

Similar to an ultrasound, saline-infusion sonography (SIS) uses salt water to give a clearer view of the uterus. It can detect polyps, fibroids, and other abnormalities.

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Chat With a Doctor: Fertility Financial Questions Answered

Tags: chat with a doctor, fertility, infertility, infertility treatments, pregnancy, pregnant, webchat

Are you having trouble conceiving? Are you interested in fertility treatment and are unsure about the financial implications? Get answers about fertility and financial issues from a Cleveland Clinic physician and a financial advisor during a live webchat Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at noon (ET).