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  • 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.

  • Celebrity Miscarriage Disclosures Increase Discussion on Twitter

    Woman on the computer at home

    January 8th, 2020

    Tweets show widespread misunderstanding of the potential physical, emotional, and psychological impacts on individuals who lose a pregnancy due to a miscarriage, and outrage around reproductive health in the United States.

  • Daily Mail

    December 9th, 2019

    Fertility Trackers That Can Cost Hundreds of Pounds ‘Are No Better Than Using a Calendar’ — references research by Lauren Wise, professor of epidemiology; Elizabeth Hatch, professor of epidemiology; Kenneth Rothman, professor of epidemiology; Amelia Wesselink, post-doctoral associate in epidemiology; and Olivia Orta, post-doctoral associate in epidemiology

  • 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

  • Fresh Toast

    July 12th, 2019

    The Connection between Cannabis and Fertility — references study co-authored by Lauren Wise, professor of epidemiology; postdoctoral associate Amelia Wesselink; Elizabeth Hatch, professor of epidemiology; Kenneth Rothman, professor of epidemiology; and alum Shruthi Mahalingaiah