Fertility

  • Abortion stigma
    Life

    Just 1 in 3 women would tell a friend they were considering abortion. That has to change

  • infertility early menopause
    Long Reads

    “I found out I was infertile at 26. This is my story”

  • 30 before 30
    Long Reads

    “30 things I still don’t know, despite being 30”

Latest Stories

pregnant woman giving birth
Long Reads

“Why it’s time to start talking more honestly about giving birth”

“Censoring ‘bad’ birth stories is simply another way in which women are silenced.”

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Melanie Golding
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Michelle Keegan pregnancy rumours
People

Michelle Keegan just had to defend herself for not having a baby yet again, and it’s not OK

She did an interview with Jonathan Ross.

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Hollie Richardson
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childfree baby
People

“Why everyone needs to stop asking me when I'm going to have a baby”

It’s one of the most personal decisions a person could make, so why won’t people stop asking about it?

Posted by
Deborah Cicurel
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Greg Jenner IVF Twitter
Life

Why this heartbreaking yet hopeful Twitter thread has gone viral

It's a rollercoaster of emotions.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Hollie Richardson
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Why women are sharing their experiences of getting the morning after pill

Why is is still such a taboo conversation?

Viral Twitter thread on fertility
Life

Twitter is rightly furious over this man’s viral comments on women’s fertility

Take a deep breath, reader, because you’re going to need it…

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Anne Hathaway pregnant
People

Anne Hathaway just got real about “infertility and conception hell” with her pregnancy news

She shared a very honest post.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Why Natalie Imbruglia's low-key pregnancy announcement is so very, very refreshing
People

Why Natalie Imbruglia's low-key pregnancy announcement is so very, very refreshing

Natalie Imbruglia’s Instagram post serves as yet another reminder that there is no one set narrative for women.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Same sex fertility
Life

IVF fertility treatments are at a record-breaking high, and it’s cause for celebration

Single women and same-sex couples redefine the idea of what a 'normal' family looks like.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Katie Lee from Food Network
People

This cookbook author wants people to stop asking when she’ll have kids

“It is really hard to put on a happy face. Fertility issues are supposed to be private so many of us are silently in pain”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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gynae geek
Long Reads

Ask Gynae Geek: your most Googled questions about adenomyosis, answered

It’s dubbed the ‘the ugly sister of endometriosis’, but what is adenomyosis and how does it affect our health?

Posted by
Dr Anita Mitra
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Sarah Shaffi
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“Why learning how to fail is the key to our liberation”

Elizabeth Day on how we can learn to fail better

People

Kylie Minogue wants people to stop asking when she’ll have kids

As Kylie Minogue confirms she will perform at Glastonbury Festival, we remember one of her most powerful moments.

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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People

Gabrielle Union shared a powerful reminder about how to talk to women after a miscarriage

“You don’t have to suffer in silence or alone. There’s hope and answers. We got you."

Posted by
Hannah-Rose Yee
Published
People

Now – and only now – is it OK to say that Meghan Markle is pregnant

Kensington Palace confirmed the happy news on Monday morning. But that doesn’t validate months of speculation about Meghan's fertility

Posted by
Moya Crockett
Published
Meghan Markle arrived at Princess Eugenie’s October 12 wedding
Opinion

“Can we all just shut the f**k up about Meghan Markle’s womb?”

People on Twitter are convinced that Meghan Markle is pregnant, thanks to Princess Eugenie’s wedding

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
Published
Life

Scientists have just created the first artificial womb: Here’s why that’s such a big deal

It could help women whose fertility has been damaged by cancer conceive

Posted by
Megan Murray
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These are the reproductive health issues women worry most about
Life

These are the reproductive health issues women worry most about

But a new study shows that embarrassment is still stopping women from seeking the help they need.

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Moya Crockett
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Meet the artists exploring the invisible struggle of infertility

Tina Reid-Persin’s Photos I’ll Never Take shows the artist posing with dolls in idyllic, haunting family scenes.

People

Halsey responds to those asking why she’s decided to freeze her eggs

“People are like: ‘You’re 23, why do you need to do that? Why do you need to freeze your eggs?’”

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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