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  • mindbodygreen

    February 24th, 2020

    What’s the Best Time of Year to Conceive? The Science Is Out — quotes Amelia Wesselink, postdoctoral associate in epidemiology

  • CBS Boston

    February 24th, 2020

    Fall Is the Best Time to Conceive, According to New BU Study — features study co-authored by Amelia Wesselink, postdoctoral associate in epidemiology; Lauren Wise, professor of epidemiology; Elizabeth Hatch, professor of epidemiology; and Kenneth Rothman, professor of epidemiology

  • India TV

    February 20th, 2020

    Winter May Be Best Time of Year to Conceive, Claims Study — quotes Amelia Wesselink, postdoctoral associate in epidemiology

  • Yahoo! Style

    February 20th, 2020

    Women May Be More Likely to Become Pregnant in Autumn or Winter — quotes Amelia Wesselink, postdoctoral associate in epidemiology

  • New Scientist

    February 18th, 2020

    Babies Are More Likely to Be Conceived in Autumn but We Don’t Know Why — quotes Amelia Wesselink, postdoctoral associate in epidemiology 

  • Late Fall May Be Best Time of Year to Try to Conceive

    Couple in sweaters cuddling on couch under a blanket

    February 18th, 2020

    After accounting for when couples are most likely to start trying to conceive, chances of conceiving quicker are best in late fall and early winter, especially in Southern states.

  • Researchers Win $1.2M NSF Grant to Improve Reproductive Health with AI

    Excited parents-to-be holding up a sonogram

    November 7th, 2019

    The interdisciplinary team of principal investigators includes Professor Lauren Wise and alum Shruthi Mahalingaiah.

  • Father’s Cannabis Use Could Double Risk of Miscarriage

    Hands rolling a joint

    October 16th, 2019

    Couples where the male partner used cannabis more than once a week in the months leading up to conception were twice as likely to miscarry.


    July 22nd, 2019

    Concepimento: più ferro aumenta le probabilità? — references study co-authored by Elizabeth Hatch, professor of epidemiology; Amelia Wesselink, a post-doctoral associate in epidemiology; Lauren Wise, professor of epidemiology; Marco Vinceti, adjunct associate professor of epidemiology; and Kenneth Rothman, professor of epidemiology

  • New Straits Times

    July 3rd, 2019

    Acupuncture for Fertility — references study co-authored by postdoctoral associate Amelia Wesselink; Elizabeth Hatch, Kenneth Rothman, Ann Aschengrau, and Lauren Wise, professors of epidemiology; Jennifer Weuve, associate professor of epidemiology; and doctoral student Rebecca Song