Why more people are choosing to "put motherhood on ice"

A relatively new corporate benefit is leading to a rise in egg-freezing procedures. Emma Goldberg of The New York Times explains.
In recent years, more people have chosen to freeze their eggs in order to focus on their careers without simultaneously juggling the responsibilities of having a child.
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Walmart's employee insurance will soon cover fertility treatments

Sep 29, 2022
Walmart is pairing with Kindbody, a fertility startup, in a move some say could make fertility treatments more affordable and accessible.
The retail giant's move to include fertility benefits is an indicator of how companies are trying to retain employees.
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What to (maybe) expect when you're expecting fertility biotech

Feb 15, 2022
In her new co-authored book, "The Genesis Machine," futurist Amy Webb walks readers through an imagined reproductive technology center.
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The cost of building a family using donor sperm

Oct 24, 2019
Malkia and Nick Hutchinson-Arvizu are hoping to expand their family, but are struggling with the price tag.
Malkia and Nick Hutchinson-Arvizu outside their home in Houston.
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LGBTQ people are more likely than ever to become parents. Is the fertility industry serving them?

Oct 16, 2019
LGBTQ people could be a big part of the market for assisted reproductive technology and some fertility businesses are learning to cater to their needs.

Americans are having fewer babies, and it might have to do with the economy

Jan 22, 2019
Since the Great Recession hit in late 2007, fertility rates have been declining in the United States. A recent CDC study helps make the link between fertility and the economy.
"We know there's a link between the economy and fertility," says Gretchen Livingston of the Pew Research Center. "But at the same time you know by many measures the economy has recovered and fertility has not."
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The baby bust: U.S. births at record low

Dec 4, 2014
Fertility rates are at a record low in the US.

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The rising cost of infertility

Sep 13, 2013
It's getting more and more expensive to make a baby.