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A new study shows that a hormone-blocking drug taken during chemotherapy can help young female breast cancer patients avoid ovary damage caused by chemotherapy and go on to have children later.
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One of the newest advances in fertility treatment — retrieving and freezing eggs — can give a woman better odds for starting a family later in life since life doesn’t always cooperate with a woman’s plans for motherhood.
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Most ovulation problems result from a condition called polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS. Fortunately, relatively inexpensive oral drugs can effectively treat PCOS, allowing many women to conceive.
Many men plan a vasectomy for this week with an eye toward watching the NCAA basketball tournament all weekend while they recuperate.
Expectant mother recommends researching all options to find a setting that fits your birth plan. After considering a home birth, she chose a hospital that supported her plan for a water birth with a midwife attending.
A European manufacturer of emergency contraception pills says they’re not effective in women who weigh more than 176 pounds. Other, more reliable contraception can prevent morning-after uncertainty.