infertility

Scientists think they've figured out the cause of (and cure for) polycysticovary syndrome

In last Friday's NYC cover story, Reproductive Medicine Associates of New Jersey’s Dr. Maria F. Costantini-Ferrando spoke to Metro about the emotional toll infertility can take on women, especially around Mother’s Day. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the leading cause of...

Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 5:36pm

This Mother’s Day, remember many women struggle with infertility

If you’re looking for a story on the best last-minute gifts to buy mom for Mother’s Day on Sunday, this isn’t it. Instead, this story is going to cover something that isn’t usually talked about ahead of the holiday: How hard Mother’s Day can be on women who struggle...

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 5:03am

17 celebrity women who have struggled with infertility

Earlier this month, actress Gabrielle Union opened up about her struggle with fertility, admitting that she’s had eight to nine miscarriages in the last three years. And she’s not the only one. Here are 17 brave celebrity women who have opened up about their struggles with infertility...

Friday, October 6, 2017 - 2:10pm

5 things to know about infertility treatments

According to the CDC, 15 percent of couples in America experience infertility issues. But seeking treatment for infertility is no easy process. It can be prohibitively expensive, emotionally and physically taxing and time consuming. A recent study showed that 25 million reproductive age women lack...

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 3:29pm

You don’t have to have polycystic ovaries to have PCOS

Chances are, if you’re a woman who has had trouble conceiving, you’ve talked to your doctor and been tested for polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). It is one of the most common causes of infertility in women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and it’s...

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 2:42pm

Enter this lottery to win free IVF

On top of the emotional turmoil of not being able to get pregnant naturally, many infertility treatments are also incredibly expensive. In vitro fertilization (IVF) especially can be a very costly procedure. While the price varies depending on insurance coverage and clinic, according to the...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 1:07pm

I tried IVF and it almost killed me

“When my husband and I went to our fertility specialist and she told us that we would be good candidates for IVF, we started on the typical journey,” remembers author Nadine Kenney Johnstone. But her experience would be far from typical.  In 2012, the then 28-year-old sought...

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 12:17pm