Kourtney Kardashian says IVF caused early menopause: Can it?

Kourtney and Travis engagement

Kourtney Kardashian says IVF caused early menopause while she was trying to conceive a baby with fiancé Travis Barker. In a now-deleted clip from the Kardashians’ upcoming Hulu series, the eldest Kardashian sister claims that IVF medications have caused several problems for her including weight gain and menstrual changes. “It hasn’t been the most amazing experience,” she tells her mother, Kris Jenner. “The medication that they’ve been giving me, they… Read More

Chrissy Teigen goes for IVF again; don’t ask about pregnancy

Chrissy Teigen on trying IVF again

After sharing about the devastating loss of her 20-week pregnancy in September 2020, Chrissy Teigen is going for IVF again, and she is transparent, open, and positive as we expect her to be. The mother-of-two put out a candid post on Instagram on February 20th, sharing: “I wanted to let you guys know I’m balls deep in another IVF cycle to save as many eggos as I possibly can and hopefully… Read More

India’s new Surrogacy Act and the possible problems

India's new surrogacy act

In a bid to regulate India’s fertility industry, the Parliament of India passed two momentous acts—the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill and the Assisted Reproductive Technology (Regulation) Bill. While the government aims to supervise more fertility clinics by laying down stricter rules, India’s new surrogacy act has sparked a debate. While the government attempts to protect the poor women from being exploited in the name of surrogacy, the new regulations disregard the… Read More

Do COVID Vaccines harm your fertility or IVF outcomes?

Do COVID vaccines harm your fertility

COVID-19 vaccines are said to boost your immunity and protect you against the potentially deadly lung infection but is there any downside to them? Vaccine deniers have had many concerns amongst which is the possibility of COVID vaccines to harm your fertility or IVF outcomes. Analyzing the data available so far, researchers have not found any incidence of reduced fertility in individuals who took the shots of either Pfizer or… Read More

Victorian Government reverses decision to halt IVF

Victorian government reverses IVF halt

Prospective patients can now heave a sigh of relief as the Victorian Government’s decision to halt IVF treatments has been overturned following massive backlash from all parts of the country. Days after placing a blanket ban on IVF treatments for 90 days in order to free up more health resources to deal with the highly infectious Omicron variant of COVID, the Government of Victoria has apologized and reinstated fertility treatment… Read More

IVF Children not at risk of poor psychiatric health

IVF children psychiatric health

IVF children do not have any risk of poor psychiatric healthy during adolescence and adulthood, researchers at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have declared. They conducted a large observational study (published in JAMA Psychiatry) to find that there is a slightly higher risk of obsessive-compulsive disorder for the kids born with in-vitro fertilization but it is mostly attributed to parental background factors. “These findings are overall reassuring with respect to… Read More

California couple sues fertility clinic over IVF mix-up

IVF mix-up

An IVF mix-up left a Los Angeles couple distraught as they realized the baby they’d carried through the pregnancy and given birth to, wasn’t their child. Daphna and Alexander Cardinale on Monday filed a lawsuit against their fertility clinic, California Center for Reproductive Health. According to the lawsuit, the couple sought IVF services at the clinic in 2019 and entrusted Dr. Eliran Mor to help them have their second baby… Read More

Paris Hilton’s IVF announcement criticised

Paris Hiltons IVF

Paris Hilton recently disclosed her plans to start a family with boyfriend Carter Reum and the couple is currently undergoing invitro fertilization with the same doctor, who performed Kim Kardashian’s IVF treatment. Although celebrities coming out about their infertility and treatments are usually lauded, Paris Hilton’s IVF disclosure hasn’t gone down well with many people. “We have been doing the IVF so I can pick twins if I like,” Hilton… Read More

Meghan Markle’s miscarriage & the grief it caused

Meghan Harry and their son Archie

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry lost their second child shortly after he was conceived. The Duchess of Sussex talked about this painful chapter of their lives in an essay she wrote for the New York times. Meghan Markle’s miscarriage happened in July of 2019, when the couple was still living with the Royals in the UK. She recounts that morning she picked up little Archie from his crib, changed his… Read More

Lena Dunham’s IVF essay receives flak

Lena Dunham IVF story

Lena Dunham’s IVF story resonated with a lot of women, but many are also critical of her views of the online infertility community, which they found to be ‘judgemental’ and ‘condescending’. The American actor-producer opened up about her fertility problems including endometriosis and IVF failure, as she penned a rather vulnerable essay for Harper’s Magazine. Most celebrities are lauded for sharing such a personal struggle on any public platform, but… Read More