The woman grabbed my hand and said, ''It's a tragedy you never got around to having children. It's the most wonderful thing a woman can do."
A woman who was the first to have a successful womb transplant from a dead donor has had her pregnancy terminated after the embryo showed no heart beat, doctors in Turkey said
Women in their early 30s should start thinking about freezing their eggs now, fertility experts say.
An IVF journey
The morning after egg collection I received the all-important phone call, telling me if my eggs had fertilised overnight.
Fleur is a first-time mother at 41. She knew that fertility declines after the age of 35 but simply wasn't ready earlier.
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I am ashamed to admit it, but at 28 years of age, I actually had little idea how my reproductive system worked.
The first woman to have a successful womb transplant from a dead donor is pregnant, offering hope to other women who were born without wombs.
Watch astonishing video from fertilisation to the first cell division in a new glimpse into a potential baby's first days as an embryo.
Robert Edwards, known as the father of IVF for pioneering the development of "test tube babies", died aged 87 after a long illness.
Nina Davenport had a baby, alone, at 42 - and made a film about it. She shares her story.
When her husband finally agrees to a vasectomy, Sharon Stephenson goes along too.
Fertility is an elusive beast. Rather than 'counting my chickens' and merely assuming my egg stores and fertility were OK, I wanted to count my eggs. Literally.
Australians have started paying A$19,000 ($26,300) to import eggs from American women under a new deal.
New research has shown that human sperm is at its healthiest in winter and early spring - swimming faster with fewer abnormalities.
Undergoing IVF means giving yourself daily injections, coping with drug side effects, mood swings, emotions and much, much more, all while carrying on the rest of life's obligations.
I am not a fan of needles, but research has shown acupuncture can help with infertility, so I decided to give it a go.
Are you struggling with infertility and want to talk with people who understand what you're going through, and experts who can help you with your journey?
While the internet certainly helps when it comes to getting information about fertility, sometimes it helps to speak to someone face-to-face, Natural Fertility's relaunched site offers professionals and the public information on how to manage fertility the natural way.
Rene Schliebs is passionate about helping couples with fertility through her work as a nutritionist, but her own journey to motherhood has been a difficult one, with three miscarriages and failed IVF treatments leaving her devastated.
A man's ability to produce sperm may depend on his ability to handle stress, according to a new study from Italy.
A breast cancer survivor who lost her fertility through chemotherapy is pregnant thanks to an Australian-first procedure that re-implanted cryogenically frozen ovarian tissue.
"Poor sperm performance" is a common problem in IVF but new research suggests that it might not be all the little guys' fault.
There are growing calls for women to be able to buy the contraceptive pill over the counter.
This amazing medical animation shows just how tough it is for a sperm to successfully make it through to an egg. Seriously, watching this makes you wonder how any of us got here.
As lunch dates go, this one in 2005 was particularly emotional but it wasn't due to the lack of deep fried potato or even my personality. I looked over the table, feeling a little nervous and offered my eggs.
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