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Saturday, March 28, 2020



Watch: All you need to know about men's biological clock

November 22, 2019 3:32 pm

Women are born with a limited egg reserve and lose about 1,000 eggs every single month. So, by the time a woman reaches the age of 30-35, she has lost most of her fertility. With rising age, the risk of miscarriage and abnormalities in the baby also increases.

India needs a more informed debate, better policy design to address population growth

November 02, 2019 12:02 pm

The UN Population Division estimates that the medium fertility variant, the most likely scenario, will result in a peak population of 165 crore in the year 2061 and a decline thereafter.

Unexplained infertility: An Instagram influencer shares her journey to create awareness

October 03, 2019 6:12 pm

“Leading up to it, I had to do three injections in my lower belly every night for 11 nights. The pain kicked in once the medication wore off, and I was in pretty intense pain for the following three days.”

Tech for women: Top 5 fertility trackers to help you get pregnant

July 12, 2019 8:27 am

Fertility tracking at home is one area which has become easier, with more and more women taking the help of an app or device when planning their pregnancy.

Men's 'ticking biological clock' may affect partner, unborn child: Study

May 13, 2019 2:39 pm

Infants born to older fathers were found to be at a higher risk of premature birth, low birth weight, higher incidence of newborn seizures, late stillbirth and birth defects such as congenital heart disease and cleft palate.

How to increase your chances of getting pregnant

January 30, 2019 1:19 pm

Our stressful lives have become a challenge to the process of fertility. Stress intervenes in menstrual cycles in women and obstructs sperm production in men.

When can a woman freeze her eggs for conception? Here's all you need to know

January 18, 2019 10:56 am

For women who want to delay pregnancy, egg freezing appears to be most effective when at least eight to 10 eggs are banked before age 36 and most cost-effective when undertaken before age 37.

How cancer patients can preserve fertility

December 27, 2018 10:31 am

Major international guidelines (ASCO, ASRM) on fertility preservation in cancer patients recommend that clinicians/oncologists should discuss with their patients the potential impact of anti-cancer treatment on fertility as early as possible, ideally before initiation of therapy.

Three large Hindi-speaking states have high fertility rates: UNFPA

November 28, 2018 11:56 am

Andhra Pradesh, Telengana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab had a fertility rate of 1.7, and for Karnataka, Kerala and Maharashtra, it was 1.8, according to NITI Aayog.

Trying to get pregnant? Here's how you can avoid stress to boost fertility

March 18, 2019 12:40 pm

Keeping stress at bay is important for a healthy pregnancy. Here are some tips that can help you fight stress.