fertility

8.24.15

My Struggles with IVF: It's Not About Failure – It's About Hope

At 32, the last place I expected to find myself was in an operating room, conked out on anaesthetic with a lubricated ultrasound probe and an egg-retrieval needle passed through my vagina. But here I am.

8.14.15

A Guide to Periods For Men

A woman's period is so natural, your mum couldn't have made you without it. Did I just make you think of your mum's period? Great. We're getting somewhere.

11.19.14

India Isn't the Only Country Tampering With Women's Wombs

And it's often for more reasons than misguided attempts at population control through the most brutal means possible.

11.18.14

Mucus Plugs and Bumholes: The Secrets of a Young Midwife

If you're about to give birth any time soon, rest assured – they've seen, and been covered in, it all before.

11.13.14

In India's Mass Sterilisation Camps, Women Trade Fertility for Mobile Phones

A state-run mass sterilisation went horribly wrong in India this week, but it's just the tip of the iceberg.

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11.5.14

How Do Illegal Drugs Affect Women’s Fertility?

Which drugs will screw up your pregnancy (and which ones are, all things considered, relatively safe)?

10.20.14

Why Are British Men So Stingy with Their Sperm?

British sperm banks are in a sorry, sorry state.

2.12.13

And This Is How Bulgarians Scare the Evil Spirits Away

By dancing around villages, wearing massive wooden dicks around their waists.

4.6.12

Question of the Day - Are Your Eggs for Sale?

Trying to buy ovaries on the streets of Sweden is surprisingly easy.