It seems like every year a celebrity Baby Boomer is fathering a child. While most men will continue to produce sperm into their 50’s, fathering a child later in life is no slam dunk and can come with certain risks.
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Ask the majority of men who’ve had vasectomies what they thought the most painful part of the procedure was, and they’d probably say it was the period immediately afterwards (right around when the local anesthesia started to wear off).
Everything you’ve been told about vasectomies is true—it’s a super-safe office procedure that takes your doctor about 15-30 minutes to perform, and after a brief waiting period, you’re pretty much guaranteed sterility for the rest of your life.
While you can legally get a vasectomy at age 18, many doctors will recommend against the decision as many men change their mind as they get older, or meet a women that wants kids. Here are some other things to think about when getting an early vasectomy.
Vasectomy failures are very rare, but the risk is still there. What causes vasectomy failure, including unwanted pregnancies years later? Here are the main culprits.
Like any surgical procedure, there are some possible side effects associated with getting a vasectomy. Here are some common side effects you may experience.
So you decided to man up and get a vasectomy. Whether you made the call or your wife forced your hand, you’re all in now. Vasectomy recovery is a vital part of the process. And if you don’t follow it correctly, you can end up with prolonged pain, or even a surprise pregnancy.
Nov 19th 2021 is World Vasectomy Day – The idea is to get men more involved in family planning and encourage them to get a vasectomy. Here’s 12 reasons to get one.
Quick: when you think of November, what immediately comes to mind? Turkey with all the trimmings? Shorter days? Black Friday sales?
Many men avoid getting their fertility checked do to the unappealing process and pride. SpermCheck Fertility offers a private way for men to test their sperm.
The Dude might abide, but could the iconic stoner make a baby? According a recent study from Duke, smoking all that ganja not only might have impaired the fertility of The Big Lebowski’s
There are plenty of misconceptions about infertility, like it’s mostly a woman’s issue (it isn’t), and guys have no biological clock (they do). But one that often gets overlooked is that couples who have already had a child are fertile (not necessarily).
Many guys do not like to talk about or deal with male infertility. Here are 6 interesting facts about male infertility that can help start the conversation.
What’s scarier than an unplanned pregnancy? Former radio host Edie Schmidt can tell you it’s a surprise pregnancy after your husband has had a vasectomy.
Fertility issues affect men and women equally, but how each sex responds is quite different. Infertility is a tough pill to swallow for guys, and much of it is because of the male ego.
The thing about getting a vasectomy is that—even if you were totally down with the decision at the time—life changes.
When it comes to making babies, men who are trying to increase their chances of fertility might want to consider tweaking their diets to improve the quantity and quality of their sperm.
A new study reveals that sperm counts have dropped almost 60% in Western Societies in the last 40 years, spotlighting a potential fertility crisis and wake up call on men’s health.
If you find bedroom noise is an issue for you, and moving isn’t an option, there are some things you can do to create a more peaceful sleeping environment for you and your sperm.