infertility - updates

Rappler's latest stories on infertility


First baby born via uterus transplanted from dead donor

Dec 05, 2018 - 9:11 AM

The breakthrough operation, performed two years ago in Brazil, shows that such transplants are feasible and could help thousands of women unable to have children due to uterine problems

This smartphone attachment measures semen quality

Mar 23, 2017 - 7:05 PM

While still in development the product is designed to make it easy for men to test their fertility

QUICK RESULTS. The semen-analyzing tool is designed to produce quick results. Illustration by Shafieelab/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School

What goes on in a sperm bank?

Jun 13, 2016 - 1:49 PM

In Denmark the typical sperm donor is 26 years old single and a student About 20 of the donors are already fathers

SHORT FILM: Hole in the Stomach

Aug 23, 2015 - 9:00 PM

This Israeli film shows the pain of couples struggling with infertility

[DASH of SAS] Going back to the basics to prevent infertility

Jan 29, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Dr Linda Bennett of the University of Melbourne contributes significant research on unexplained infertility amongst Indonesian women

THE BASICS. Dr. Linda Bennett stresses the need for basic reproductive education for rural women.

[Dash of SAS] When conceiving is a problem

Aug 20, 2013 - 8:00 AM

In the Philippines particularly the social pressure to get married and have children puts additional pressure on couples who have problems conceiving