Boy or Girl — Can You Choose Your Baby’s Gender?

Several suggested practices – from diet changes to the timing of intercourse – promise to ensure couples will have a baby of a certain gender. But none of them has proven to be successful. In an unassisted pregnancy, the odds of having a baby of either gender remain fairly even at 50 percent. Let’s take a look … Read More

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Male Infertility: Helping You Sort Fact From Fiction

There’s ample information — as well as misinformation — out there about the causes of male infertility, or the inability to father a child. Let’s take a look at the most common suspects and see what’s truth and what’s myth. Dangers of heat The testicles are generally slightly cooler than the abdomen because they are outside the … Read More

Fertility After Cancer: Know Your Options

Fear and uncertainty go hand-in-hand with a diagnosis of cancer. But for younger people who hope to start a family or have more children in the future, there are even more complex issues to consider. “If a person is of childbearing years or younger, they should see a fertility specialist to discuss their options,” says … Read More