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, Editorial Assistant

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Cristina Mari Arreola earned her degree at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University before moving to BrooklynNew York. 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 baking her favorite sweets. You can follow her on Twitter at @c_arreola

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