Breastfeeding and Self-Confidence After Infertility - Is There a Link?

Women who undergo infertility treatment often experience deterioration in self-confidence, which can extend to parenting, should their treatment be successful. An inability to conceive naturally, may leave women feeling betrayed by their own bodies. For some, it will take years of self-loving, proactive work to combat those feelings.

A large Australian study of mothering after assisted conception found that women...

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Combat Injuries and Male Infertility

By Steven Waxman, M.D., J.D.

The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan over the past decade, have resulted in over 50,000 United States combat related injuries. Injuries to the genitals or urinary organs accounted for roughly one in twenty of all these injuries in male troops.

The vast majority of these injuries were puncturing (penetrating) in nature, and...

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