Infertility

Infertility and IVF: One couple's uphill struggle in Israel - opinion

IVF treatment is covered by health care providers Maccabi, Clalit, Meuhedet and Leumit, meaning that Israeli women and couples have access to affordable, cutting-edge IVF treatment.

'Barren' Israeli film is full of life

Barren is a memorable movie, presenting characters you believe in and care about as it gives moviegoers a look and insights into a way of life that some will find fascinating and others off-putting.

An image from the Holocaust

Did the Holocaust make Jewish women infertile? -study

Trauma and malnutrition could be contributing factors to why 98 percent of women in concentration camps quickly stopped menstruating—but maybe not the only ones.

Pregnancy (Illustrative)

Pregnant Israeli discovers implanted embryo not related to her, husband

The report came to the Health Ministry from Assuta Hospital in Rishon LeZion, where the genetic testing was being performed.

Having fertility issues? You may be lacking this mineral

A study conducted during the COVID-19 period revealed that iodine deficiency may cause fertility problems.

By Walla!
23/08/2022

Merkaz Panim: Giving a face to Israelis' fertility challenges

Today, 11 years after its founding, Merkaz Panim continues to give a face to the emotional distress and tension of those experiencing fertility issues. 

45-year-old with fertility issues wishes she had frozen her eggs

After 17 IVF treatments, Zohar (pseudonym) will celebrate 45 next month, and she’s still trying to have a child.

By Walla!
02/08/2022
Sperm (illustrative)

At what temperature is male fertility damaged?

This summer is going to be very hot and it should concern us for several reasons. One concern is the disturbing damage to male fertility.

By Walla!
16/06/2022

How do women use their eggs years after freezing them?

Israeli researchers found that many women didn’t use their eggs, and only a few eventually managed to get pregnant. Here's a short guide about the procedure.

By Walla!
17/05/2022

US Jews back resolution calling awareness to infertility rates

The resolution declares “that the United States Government has a responsibility to help examine, create, and implement solutions to address and alleviate the problems associated with the disease.”

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
29/04/2022
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