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On the Pregnancy and Fertility Fronts


New types of DNA, amniotic, and maternal-blood testing leads to more prenatal diagnoses, but not necessarily more certainty. And the increase in prenatal testing is taking its toll on parents’ nerves.

A new at-home test gives an estimate of how many weeks you’ve been pregnant.

Over at Slate, some suggestions about which pregnancy studies are legitimate.

More and more young cancer patients are considering their fertility options prior to treatment.

The latest options for male infertility, which has several causes.




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