The percentage of married women aged 15–44 who were infertile fell from 8.5% in 1982 (2.4 million women) to 6.0% (1.5 million) in 2006–2010, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Bisphenol-A (BPA) has been making headlines for potential connections with neurologic conditions, obesity, and myriad other health concerns. A recent study published in Human Reproduction looked at whether BPA had a negative impact on fertility.
While one expert feels that the benefits for family balance outweigh potential risks, the other is concerned that sex selection will lead to a slippery slope.
Results of a study of more than 116,000 women, published online May 14 in Human Reproduction reveal a 39% lower risk of endometriosis in those who were morbidly obese than in women with normal body mass index (BMI).
"Should all women freeze their eggs?" This question was posed by Marcelle Cedars, MD, during a Tuesday afternoon session at ACOG's 61st annual clinical meeting. In a session offering late-breaking news from SGO, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), the American Urogynecologic Society (AUGS), and the Society for Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility (SREI), Dr. Cedars pointed out that as of October 2012, ASRM no longer considers egg freezing experimental.