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Why Do Men Exist?...

In attempting to understand why men exist, researchers from the University of East Anglia wanted to know “why sexual selection – whereby men compete and women choose their partner for reproduction – actually occurs.” Their findings, published in the science journal, Nature, state that they believe sexual selection “helps to maintain health in the population and protects against extinction.” As...

A Fashion Insider Freezes Her Eggs...

Harper’s Bazaar fashion insider, Natalie Joos, wrote a wonderful piece on freezing her eggs – honestly portraying the process and her hopes for an eventual pregnancy. When asked about the realities of egg freezing for the article, I commented, “the biggest risk is counting on this working and having it not. People can look at it as a little bit of an insurance policy, but if they see it as ‘the...

Coping with Mother’s Day...

As usual, RESOLVE has some helpful, well-considered advice for anyone coping with infertility on Mother’s Day. I know how difficult this day, especially, can be for anyone struggling to get pregnant. Just know that there are many dealing with the same issues, and there is a growing community that is ready, willing and able to offer needed support. My thoughts and best wishes go to anyone confronting infertility...

Research Update...

According to a study published in the journal Nature Communications, scientists at the National Institute of Health have solved a mystery about the origin of one of the cell types that make up the ovary. They also discovered how ovarian cells share information during development of an ovarian follicle. This new information will help scientists better understand the cause of ovarian disorders, such a premature ovarian...