Better fertility research 

We’re on a mission to uncover the "why" behind infertility and work toward a future where every person with ovaries can predict their chances of getting pregnant.

Here's why we're modernizing fertility research

Today, research is reactive

Most of the data we have around fertility comes from patients in infertility clinics. That means we have little insight into fertility health earlier in life.

There’s a gender gap

Here’s a crazy stat: in 2019 alone, there were 1,003 studies about erectile dysfunction (!) compared to 178 studies dedicated to female infertility.

And… there isn’t enough of a focus on fertility

We’re seeing more funding in women’s health and wellness at large but fertility research is lagging far behind.

Modern Fertility research is proactive

Every Modern Fertility customer can opt-in to include their anonymized hormone levels in research. If you aren't a customer yet, you can contribute to closing the fertility research gap through surveys. We publish an annual Modern State of Fertility report, have numerous papers published in peer-reviewed science journals, and have presented our IRB-approved studies at The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) Annual Conference.

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Our past research

  1. Modern State of Fertility 2022

    We teamed up with Bumble to find out how attitudes have changed around finding a partner and building families.

    See study

  2. Modern State of Fertility 2021

    We surveyed thousands to find out how the pandemic impacted people’s timelines for kids.

    See study

  3. Modern State of Fertility 2020

    We teamed up with SoFi to survey people with ovaries about how careers and money influence their plans for kids.

    See study

Meet Dr. Nataki Douglas

“My excitement about Modern Fertility’s commitment to research is our ability to contribute to a greater understanding of normal reproductive physiology. This type of research gives women more insight into their bodies while also advancing the scientific community. Most research studies investigate disease — we’re fundamentally trying to better understand health.”

- Nataki Douglas, MD, PhD Chair of the Modern Fertility Medical Advisory Board OB-GYN, reproductive endocrinologist