The UN says the milestone represents improvements in public health, nutrition, personal hygiene and medicine, as well as high and persistent levels of fertility in some countries.
A Covid infection, however, can lead to a “short-term decrease in fertility” for men.
Over the past decade, Iran has shifted its population policy from providing family planning and access to contraception to limiting women's access to sexual and reproductive health care.
Scientists say fetal tissue is critical for research into many complex diseases, including HIV, Alzheimer's and cancer, as Trump administration decides to abort the study that relies on fetal tissue from elective abortions.
The new law will outlaw abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected and doesn't contain exceptions for pregnancies from rape or incest.
Norway's fertility rates have reached all-time lows, risking the country's economic stability. Muslim immigrants are keeping the labour force alive, as the country undergoes demographic changes.
Chinese couples are going abroad for in search of IVF treatment. High demand in the country after the end of the one child policy means Chinese doctors can't treat all those who seek assistance conceiving.
Abortion is a divisive issue in Ireland, where the once all-pervasive political influence of the Roman Catholic church has lessened in the past 20 years.
The ship provides medical abortions to women in countries where the procedure is banned.
It is currently a crime to abort a child in the Republic of Ireland, which has decided to hold a referendum on the issue for the third time in more than three decades.
According to the British Medical Journal, strenuous labour and irregular work schedules could result in disrupted menstrual cycles, spontaneous abortion and low birth weight.
New York fertility specialist John Zhang spearheaded the technique with a Jordanian couple at a clinic in Mexico.
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