Thousands of couples and single women who have conceived with sperm donors they know personally could be impacted by a High Court ruling confirming parentage rights to a man who donated his sperm to a female friend.
Deciding to use a sperm donor is not always an easy choice, and for Heather it was complicated by the fact she was conceived using donor sperm. She's one of many donor children who want more transparency around their biological fathers.
Women are having fewer children on average, but — as journalist Tory Shepherd knows all too well — that doesn't stop the notion that they are "missing something" if they opt out of motherhood.
Couples are spending their house deposit on common IVF 'add-on' procedures in their quest for a baby. Experts are sounding the alarm, saying Australia needs to follow the UK and crackdown on unproven and even harmful treatments.
Many IVF clinics have promised women that scratching the lining of their uterus would boost their chances of getting pregnant, but a new study suggests the procedure is a waste of time and money.
Single women can still feel like they're "doing something dodgy" when they exercise their right to access fertility treatment in Australia, despite legal barriers being removed in 2010.
Most people know smoking causes lung cancer and heart disease, but less than a third of us realise it can also cause acute leukaemia and rheumatoid arthritis. These are the findings of new study, raising the question of whether cigarette warning labels need a refresh to fix this.
One in six couples experience fertility problems. Your chances of being able to conceive — both naturally and with the help of IVF — depend on a variety of factors. So what can you do to boost your odds?
A landmark Australian study found there was no difference in birth rates in women undergoing IVF who had regular acupuncture compared to those who didn't.