| Feb 24, 2012
| 1:02 PM
WILLOW SPRINGS, Mo -- An adoption tax credit that brought big refunds to many families last year is once again helping families this year. However, it could soon go away if Congress doesn't take action. That could mean a loss of thousands of dollars to...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2012
In an age of assisted reproductive technology, can you rewind the biological clock? Not as much as you think, say Yale researchers in a study published in a recent issue of "Fertility and Sterility."
Those are the findings of Dr. Pasquale Patrizio,...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:34 PM
When a young woman is diagnosed with cancer, getting pregnant is probably the last thing on her mind. But if she wants children in the future, it's something she should think about. The chemotherapy and radiation treatments used to treat cancer can hurt a...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 1:26 PM
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An Indiana teacher who says she was fired from a Roman Catholic school for using in vitro fertilization to try to get pregnant is suing in a case that could set up a legal showdown over reproductive and religious rights.
| Apr 27, 2012
| 3:09 PM
A Fort Wayne, Ind., teacher fired after higher-ups at the Catholic School she was teaching at learned she was using in vitro fertilization to get pregnant spoke out Friday.
Emily Herx said all she and her husband, Brian, wanted was more children....
| 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...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
| Oct 5, 2010
| 4:34 PM
A Vatican official has said that yesterday's award of the Nobel Prize for Medicine to one of the inventors of in vitro fertilization ignores the ethical consequences of the common procedure, according to National Catholic Reporter. British scientist...
| Jun 13, 2011
| 4:34 PM
As a patient navigator at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University, Kristin Smith guides newly diagnosed cancer patients through a hopeful …...