Increased exposure to sunshine could raise the odds of becoming a mother by more than a third, a study suggests.
Families affected by fertility problems have turned to egg donations as their preferred option of having children.
Men should freeze their sperm at 18 to reduce the risk of having a disabled child, says bioethicist Dr Kevin Smith.
Thousands of pregnant women are unwittingly passing on infections to their unborn babies, researchers warn.
Three-quarters of pregnant women in the UK report drinking some alcohol during pregnancy, according to new research.
It has to be concluded that there is no ‘safe’ limit for alcohol consumption during pregnancy, says an expert.
A 20 minute test that could double a woman’s chances of having a baby has been developed by British scientists.
Celebrities who parade 'miracle babies' are giving women false hope about motherhood, warn doctors.
New research shows that sperm is more active in the summer months of the year.
Research has linked a woman's diet before she becomes pregnant to the long-term health of her future child.
Men who have vasectomies have slim chances of fathering children again. Urologists are able to increase the success rate.
A study has found that women worry most about their weight when their chances of conception are highest.
Older mothers have had time to gain valuable skills and education, as well as build strong relationships, says fertility expert Robert Winston.
Women who take antidepressants in pregnancy raise the chance of their child developing a rare illness, research suggests.
UN Under-Secretary-General Babatunde Osotimehin tells IOL what he would like for the girls of Africa.