| Feb 9, 2012
They split in 2008, but apparently Madonna stayed married to director Guy Ritchie just long enough to absorb his most grating cinematic instincts — shooting in every style, in an addled, shuffle-mode, falsely glamorizing way until all is chaos. And,...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 3:57 AM
Growing up in Bethesda, Giuliana Rancic thought there was nothing more glamorous than the news women she saw on TV. First at the University of Maryland, College Park, then at graduate school in Washington, she trained to join their ranks, heading with...
| Jan 21, 2012
A month after Anabella and Matteus Potter were born in 2009, their parents, Adriana and Robert, agreed to disagree on what to do with two other embryos created in the same petri dish as their twins.
Grateful for the in vitro fertilization that enabled...
| Jan 20, 2012
Karen Johnson is like so many American women these days--she waited later in life—he mid 30’s-- to have kids and then turned to modern medicine to help make it happen.
“We decided to go ahead and try IVF, Karen said. “We said we...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:44 AM
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Two national groups are supporting a discrimination lawsuit filed by a former Indiana parochial school teacher who claims she was fired for trying to get pregnant through in vitro fertilization.
The American Society for...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 4:56 PM
When Sarah Lisle was diagnosed with breast cancer at 25, she didn't remember anyone cautioning her about how treatment might affect her fertility. And children were nowhere on her radar; unmarried and poised to go to graduate school, Lisle just wanted...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 5:57 PM
Under national health care reform, insurance policies in Maryland will be required to cover acupuncture for pain management and chiropractic care in certain cases.
The plans won't cover acupuncture for other treatments, such as infertility or stress, and...
| Dec 2, 2012
As a kid growing up on the Southwest Side, Colleen Wagner Coughlin had a thing for animals. Gerbils and other small, furry critters populated the family home.
"I always loved animals as pets, but it was how they reproduced — I didn't even know the...
| Dec 8, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Ellen Carpenter delayed marriage until she found Mr. Right, but by that time she was 38 years old, making it much more difficult to have children.
After getting pregnant with the help of hormone injections, the Frederick County resident lost the baby ...
| Aug 8, 2012
The shaky national economy may be weighing on young women as they try to balance the desire to start a family with their professional pursuits. But a researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago says fertility-preservation methods are not a cost-...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:22 PM
DALLAS, Texas -- Their mother calls them "five tiny bundles of perfection."
The quintuplets -- among the first set delivered nationally so far this year -- were in stable condition after being born Thursday to missionaries Carrie and Gavin Jones at the...