Fertility problems

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Infertile men may be twice as likely to develop breast cancer, study suggests
Researchers find link between fertility issues and cancer risk, but say biological reason unclear

Andrew Gregory Health editor

17, May, 2022 @12:00 AM

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Our Father review – an undeniably gripping tale of a fertility doctor’s shocking crimes
There’s plenty of shock value in this Netflix documentary about a church elder who secretly impregnated many women. But it needed to ask more way questions about the law and anti-female bias

Lucy Mangan

11, May, 2022 @12:14 PM

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‘Every time I find a new sibling, it’s like I’m ruining their life’: the fertility doctor who went rogue
In 2014, Jacoba Ballard found out her biological father was her parents’ doctor, who’d secretly inseminated countless women. Ahead of a Netflix series, she talks about her fear that the avalanche of siblings will never stop – and why she dreads Christmas

Stuart Heritage

10, May, 2022 @9:25 AM

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When you’re childless not by choice, Mother’s Day can be a painful reminder of profound loss | Sian Prior
When other women are being feted by their progeny, no amount of positive psychology can override the sense of loss I feel

Sian Prior

07, May, 2022 @8:00 PM

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Have we reached peak twin? We ask an expert
Christiaan Monden, author of a study on global twin rates, on the future of multiple births

Coco Khan

06, May, 2022 @2:00 PM

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UK man brings high court case to have dead wife’s baby with surrogate
Ted Jennings says his wife, Fern-Marie Choya, would have wanted him to have their baby using embryo frozen during IVF

Hannah Devlin Science correspondent

05, May, 2022 @3:46 PM

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‘Infertility stung me’: Black motherhood and me
The long read: I assumed I would be part of the first generation to have full agency over my reproduction – but I was wrong

Edna Bonhomme

10, Mar, 2022 @6:00 AM

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IVF for same-sex couples is a chance to rebuild families | Eva Wiseman
Access to expensive IVF treatment is often rationed, meaning that LGBTQ+ couples face huge bills before they even start. But an even playing field for every family would improve all our lives, says Eva Wiseman

Eva Wiseman

06, Feb, 2022 @8:00 AM

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From vaginal laser treatment to spa breaks – it’s the great menopause gold rush
From symptoms apps and cosmetics to vaginal laser treatment, the market is flooded with products and procedures aimed at menopausal women. But will this new-found choice improve their lives?

Linda Geddes

26, Jan, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘Unproven and unethical’: experts warn against genetic embryo tests
Risk analysis tests for IVF embryos are being marketed in US and likely to become more widely available

Linda Geddes

25, Jan, 2022 @3:27 PM

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‘IVF is not a choice’: Victoria’s elective surgery restrictions cause heartache for patients
Victorian IVF providers warn of the ‘devastating effect’ this delay will have on patients who can’t afford to wait for treatment

Caitlin Cassidy

19, Jan, 2022 @3:48 AM

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Global heating linked to early birth and damage to babies’ health, scientists find
Exclusive: Impacts include premature births and birth defects and affect everybody, everywhere, say researchers

Damian Carrington Environment editor

15, Jan, 2022 @8:00 AM

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