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Fertility and infertility: Definition and epidemiology – PubMed

Infertility is a disease characterized by the failure to establish a clinical pregnancy after 12 months of regular and unprotected sexual intercourse. It is estimated to affect between 8 and 12% of reproductive-aged couples worldwide. Males are found to be solely responsible for 20-30% of infertility cases but contribute to 50% of cases overall.

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A new era in the economics of fertility | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal – voxeu.org

Governments in many high-income countries are grappling with rapid population ageing driven by ultra-low fertility rates. In Germany, Italy, Spain, and Japan, fertility rates have been below 1.5 children per woman for more than two decades, implying that each new generation is less than three-quarters the size of the preceding generation. In East Asian countries such as South Korea, fertility rates are below one child per woman

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Boost Fertility in Your 30s With 8 Easy, Actionable Tips – Camille Styles

If motherhood is aligned with your dreams and goals, you might be left wondering, is it too late to boost my fertility?

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Fertility firm boss happy to have the chat with potential suitors – Sydney Morning Herald

Despite the ongoing disruptions, Knaap said there was plenty of growth potential in Australias fertility sector, which has been under close watch recently as private equity giants have battled hard to buy Monash competitor Virtus Health.

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Baby Fever season 1 review – a wholesome but complicated dramedy on fertility – Ready Steady Cut

Summary Baby Fever is flared with comedy moments, but the severe tones of reality shine through in the drama.

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Fertility on ice: The cost of freezing your eggs – Money magazine

Katie, a 34-year-old single friend, recently presented her parents with a deal that could see them become grandparents one day. Katie feels her biological clock is ticking. She wants to freeze her eggs while she is still reasonably fertile to maximise her chances of having a healthy baby.She doesn't have a partner to build a family with but hopes she will have one in the future

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Employer fertility benefits are on the rise amid the Great Resignation – MSNBC

As employers try to entice new workers and keep the ones they have, more are turning to fertility benefits. In fact, the trend has been moving upward for the past couple of years

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Heres How Microplastics Pose Risk To Womens Health And Fertility | Femina.in – Femina

With almost 8 billion tonnes of plastic flowing across the world, microplastics (MPs), a new class of pollutants, have emerged in our environment, raising the risk of a variety of health problems.Plastic contaminants can be found in the food we eat, the water we drink, and the air we breathe. MPs can be found in a variety of products, including cosmetics, synthetic clothing, plastic bags, and bottles. Many of these products are easily discarded in the environment, and humans are increasingly being exposed to plastic even before birth.

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How Abortion Decisions Could Impact IVF, According To A Fertility Doctor Whos Done It – Refinery29

Within an hour of the leak, I was getting calls from patients asking what this means or could mean for their embryos. Should they consider pausing in vitro fertilization [IVF] treatments?

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Environmental hazards and intoxicants impact fertility and overall TFR – Daily Pioneer

On the occasion of World Environment Day, Dr Gunjan Gupta Govil of Gunjan IVF launched an awareness campaign discussing the changes in the physical, psychological, and chemical surroundings that have been evident to impact the reproductive function. Dr Gunjan shared the insight of potential repercussions of chemical contaminants at levels representative of current exposures in the general population which is well documented in the literature

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Fighting infertility? Obesity can affect fertility in men and women; check how you can increase your chances o – Times Now

Obesity can hamper a couple's attempts to conceive. Photo : iStock Why obesity is the foundation of most illnesses: Obesity brings out many problems such as social, psychological, demographic, and health problems.

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Why We Need Gender-Inclusive Terms for ‘Father’ and ‘Mother’ – VICE

A column about being a pregnant trans dad, and all the prejudices, healthcare challenges, personal dilemmas, and joys that come with making a family in 2021. Merriam-Webster defines parent, primarily, as a person who is a father or mother or a person who has a child. Mother is defined as a female parent and father is a male parent

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Do the COVID-19 vaccines affect my chances of pregnancy?

By ALI SWENSON https://apnews.com/article/health-coronavirus-pandemic-b081234cad2adcd0a5fb063434effe71 Do the COVID-19 vaccines affect my chances of pregnancy? No, theres no evidence that any vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines, influence your chances of getting pregnant despite a myth suggesting otherwise. Medical experts say theres no biological reason the shots would affect fertility

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COVID-19 Q&A: Addressing concerns about fertility and the vaccine – WVTM13

COVID-19 Q&A: Addressing concerns about fertility and the vaccine Updated: 10:51 PM CST Nov 10, 2021 Hide TranscriptShow Transcript ANSWERING THOSE QUESTIS ONFOR YO IAN: WE ARE WORKING TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE COVID VACCINE. I RECENTLY ASKED DOCTOR KAREN LANDERS TO ADDRESS QUESTIONS VACCINE

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Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) to host donor egg treatment webinar for patients from the United Kingdom – PR Web

SGF will host a free UK Patient Donor Egg webinar on November 15, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. ET. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) November 11, 2021 Shady Grove Fertility (SGF), a leader in reproductive medicine, will be hosting a free UK Patients Donor Egg webinar for international information seekers who are interested in learning more about SGFs renowned International Egg Donor Program on November 15, 2021, at 2:30 p.m.

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Fertile man formally charged in Oklee shooting – Thief River Falls Northern Watch

Oliver Jon Berhow by April ScheinohaReporter A Fertile man has been formally charged in Red Lake County District Court after he allegedly shot an Oklee man outside of a home Monday afternoon. Oliver Jon Berhow, 27, Fertile, has been charged with felony second degree assault with a dangerous weapon causing substantial bodily harm, according to the complaint

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Expert: We have zero evidence COVID-19 vaccine affects fertility – WNEM Saginaw

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Colorado Fertility Mandate Will Not Go Into Effect On January 1, 2022 – Above the Law

Well, this is disappointing news for all those Coloradans who have been holding off on accessing or moving forward with medical assistance for infertility, hoping it was just a matter of months before their insurance would help cover the high cost of fertility treatment. The Colorado Building Families Act the state fertility access insurance mandate that had been slated to go into effect on January 1, 2022 will instead be stalled. When it will go into effect, if at all, is yet to be determined

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Jewish Fertility Foundation hosts formal kick-off event Nov 4 – Village Living

The Jewish Fertility Foundation, which provides financial assistance, emotional support and educational programming for people experiencing infertility, was founded in Atlanta in 2015. In July, the JFF launched its Birmingham office in partnership with Collat Jewish Family Services. Now the JFF will host a special kick-off event on Thursday, Nov.

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Get the Facts on the Vax: Viewer questions answered about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 – KCRA Sacramento

LINKING THOSE TOGETHER A LITTLE BIT BUILDING THEM. WELL LATE TONHTIG A COVID-19 VACCINE WAS APPROVED FOR CHILDREN FIVE TO 11 SO WE KNOW TH HAVE QUESTIONS SOME PARENTS HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT THE VACCINE DR. MARK CONCEPCION JOINS US NOW LIVE HES A FAMILY DOCTOR AND THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR LENDING YOUR EXPERTISE.

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It took me six years of IVF and two miscarriages to realise fertility support in the UK is broken – The Independent

Fertility and IVF treatment were never something I considered when I was in my twenties and early thirties. However, society is quick to remind people of the womanhood penalty - the dilemma so many women face when they begin to contemplate whether they want to start a family: a career or a baby?

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Over one third of employers fail to offer fertility support – COVER

According to the platform, just over one third (36%) of businesses neither offer such support to staff nor have plans to offer it the near future.

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Chemicals found in everyday products found to be harmful to fertility – Mega Doctor News

Three studies led by a University at Albany PhD student found that a group of chemicals found in many plastic products are harmful to women who are pregnant and to couples planning a pregnancy.

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Global Sperm Bank Market Size & Share to Clock Impressive GrowthProjected to Reach USD 5970.0 Million by 2027 – GlobeNewswire

Noida, Nov. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An increasing number of infertility issues among men and women resulting from unhealthy lifestyles is driving the growth of the global sperm bank market.

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Fertility Concerns And Breakthrough Infections: Debunking Common Myths About COVID Vaccines – WYPR

Rumors and misinformation about COVID-19 and the vaccines to prevent the virus have been a major hurdle in efforts to convince Garrett County residents to get the shot. The rural county in Marylands westernmost corner is home to about 29,000 people, less than 39% of whom are fully vaccinated, the lowest vaccination rate in the state, according to state data.

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