June 27, 2014

Bayer HealthCare and HealthyWomen on Thursday launched the Family Size Matters initiative to help educate women who are done, or think they may be done, having children about their family planning, including permanent birth control.

June 13, 2014

A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that teen smoking, drinking and sexual activity have declined.

May 15, 2014

i-Health has been carving out new niches with its feminine pain reliever brand Estroven, which as a brand family generated more than $37.2 million in sales across total U.S. multi-outlets for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 29, 2013, according to IRI.

May 7, 2014

Insight Pharmaceuticals on Wednesday announced the introduction of the e.p.t Preconception Health Test, a new product that measures vaginal acidity and indicates the presence of infections so women can visit their doctor and seek treatment before trying to conceive.

May 1, 2014

For the first time since the Great Recession, births are trending upwards in 2014, according to the April edition of the U.S. Fertility Forecast from Demographic Intelligence.

April 2, 2014

A daily low dose of aspirin does not appear to prevent subsequent pregnancy loss among women with a history of one or two prior pregnancy losses, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health.

March 19, 2014

Ferring Pharmaceuticals announced that it received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for new labeling of its fertility products Menopur and Bravelle.

March 10, 2014

Ansell, the makers of LifeStyles Condoms, announced the launch of Epic, a new sexual enhancement product for males.

March 4, 2014

Church & Dwight on Tuesday announced that the Food and Drug Administration has cleared the First Response Gold Digital Pregnancy Test to determine if a woman is pregnant up to six days before her missed period and with more than 99% accuracy from the day of her expected period.

November 15, 2013

The Food and Drug Administration has approved an OTC personal lubricant that helps couples conceive more easily.

November 8, 2013

The buying demographic for pregnancy test kits and ovulation test kits may be skewing older.

November 6, 2013

Healthy Mama on Monday announced the launch of their full line of pregnancy-friendly OTC products in buybuy Baby stores.

September 5, 2013

Pre-Seed wants to hear from "trying-to-conceive" couples that used its fertility-friendly lubricant, Lil' Drug Store Products announced Tuesday.

August 5, 2013

Lil' Drug Store Products on Monday announced it will enable expectant couples to share their pregnancy announcements on PreSeed.com, the site for its Pre-Seed Fertility-Friendly Lubricant.

July 31, 2013

CPG manufacturers may have another reason to ensure their products can be advertised as "BPA-free." Exposure to BPA (Bisphenol-A) could be a contributing factor to why some couples are having difficulty conceiving, reported Catherine Racowsky, director of the Assisted Reproductive Technologies Laboratory at Brigham and Women's Hospital and author of the BPA study.

June 21, 2013

A study published on bmj.com this week found that taking iron daily during pregnancy is associated with a significant increase in birth weight and a reduction in risk of low birth weight.

May 6, 2013

Swiss Precision Diagnostics unveiled the new Clearblue Advanced Pregnancy Test with Weeks Estimator at the 61st Annual Clinical Meeting of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists here.

April 9, 2013

Procter & Gamble launched Clearblue Advanced Digital Ovulation Test, the only ovulation test that can identify a woman’s four best days to get pregnant, two more days than any other test on the market, according to the company.

April 1, 2013

E.p.t, creator of the original home pregnancy test, has partnered with the American Fertility Association to support the vast community of those who are actively trying to conceive during National Infertility Awareness Month this April.

December 27, 2012

Women deficient in vitamin D early in their pregnancies are more likely to deliver babies with lower birth weights, according to research released last week by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.

December 5, 2012

Even though many baby care products are manufactured "BPA-free," researchers from the University of Michigan School of Public Health found that bisphenol A, a chemical used in many consumer products, including plastic bottles and metal food and beverage cans, is common in fetal liver tissue, demonstrating that there is considerable exposure to the chemical during pregnancy.

June 13, 2012

Health Net on Tuesday launched a national public service campaign to help increase awareness of prenatal and infant health.

March 16, 2012

Insight Pharmaceuticals has launched a mobile application for its E.P.T. brand.

February 8, 2012

A new at-home test that analyzes a male's sperm count has entered the market.