Individuals experiencing significant infertility-related psychological symptoms are less likely to pursue infertility treatment and more likely to drop out.
Many women experience some degree of sleep disturbance during pregnancy. For a significant number of women, the sleep disruption may be so severe as to require some type of intervention. Sleep disturbance is not [...]
Although abortion is a legal medical procedure in the United States, the belief that abortion is associated with adverse psychological outcomes has been the basis for legislation and policies which restrict access to abortion. [...]
In women of reproductive age, cannabis is the most commonly used recreational drug, and there the use of cannabis during pregnancy is on the rise. While recent studies a North American cohort study [...]
Last week was National Folate Awareness Week. While this post may be a little late, it is never too late to remind women of reproductive age of the importance of taking supplemental folic acid. [...]
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a steroid hormone produced by humans. It functions as a metabolic intermediate in the biosynthesis of the androgen and estrogen sex steroids. In a recent study, presented at the annual meeting [...]
Menstrual irregularities, including amenorrhea, are common among women with eating disorders. Given the menstrual abnormalities, there has been concern that women with eating disorders might be less likely to conceive naturally. A recent study has [...]