8 Surprising Facts About Fertility

How much do you know about fertility?

If the answer is "not much," you're not alone. A study conducted by First Response in-home diagnostic tests found that women in the United States are largely unfamiliar with their reproductive health and held many misperceptions about conception.

We chatted with Dr. Elizabeth Yepez, an OB-GYN from Chicago, Illinois, about some of the biggest misconceptions surrounding fertility and pregnancy. Here are eight surprising facts about reproductive health that every Latina should know: 

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Cristina Arreola, Associate Editor

Cristina Mari Arreola is the Associate Editor. Originally from El Paso, Texas, she earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to New York City. In her downtime, you can usually find her scouring the city for the most authentic Mexican food (still looking), scaring herself silly watching horror movies, or frantically reading a novel from her (extremely lengthy) reading list. See what she's reading now on Goodreads, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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