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The One Off Club Sucks

Azoospermia (Male Infertility) “Rare”,  Anencephaly “One-Off”, Vitiligo “Uncommon”, Von Willebrand Disease “Underdiagnosed and rare”. These were just a few of the fun new words and terms that were thrown at me as we struggled through infertility, having kids and now

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“Ontario To Fund In-Vitro Fertilization”

On seeing the headline “Ontario To Fund In-Vitro Fertilization” in the National Post, it first seems like a triumph for IVF patients, and possibly once the formal announcement is made this will be a very positive thing for many heterosexual couples

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Posted in 40 year old mom, anonymous sperm donor, ART, Assisted Human Reproduction Act, Assisted Human Reproduction Canada, Assisted Reproduction, Azoospermia, Canadian Law, Donor Conceived, Egg Donor, Embryo's, GENdMOM, Infertility, IUI, IVF, judgement, Male Infertility, National Post, OHIP, Ontario funding IVF, same sex couples, Single Moms By Choice, SMC, Surrogacy, twins

Eggsploitation

I ask you to watch this short movie trailer of a documentary called ‘Eggsploitation’ and also to vista the website http://www.eggsploitation.com/ Here is a quick write up about this Winning Documentary: About Eggsploitation The infertility industry in the United States has grown

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Posted in #atozchallenge, A to Z Blog Challenge, AHRA, Assisted Human Reproduction Act, Assisted Reproduction, Blog Challenge, Donor Conceived, Egg Donor, Eggsploitation, genetics, Infertility, IVF, Surrogacy

Buying and Selling Eggs, Sperm and Embryo’s is a crime here in Canada!!!!

Finally after 8 years of the Assisted Human Reproduction Act coming into play the police are laying down the law and investigating some questionable  practices in the fertility trade in Canada.  The AHRA act clearly states that the exchange of

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Posted in AHRA, Assisted Human Reproduction Act, Assisted Human Reproduction Canada, Assisted Reproduction, BGM9581, Canada, Canadian DI Families, Canadian Fertility Consultants, Canadian Law, Donor Conceived, Donor Offspring, Egg Donor, Embryo's, GENdMOM, Infertility, Infertility Network, IUI, IVF, National Post, RCMP, Sperm Bank, Sperm Donor, Surrogacy, Tom Blackwell

‘The interests of children conceived through egg and sperm donation must be protected’

Yet another article “The interests of children conceived through egg and sperm donation must be protected” has come forward in our Canadian press in support of ending donor gamete anonymity.  I have mentioned before that I struggle with this as I

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Posted in Assisted Human Reproduction Canada, Assisted Reproduction, Azoospermia, Canadian DI Families, Canadian Law, DI, DI Baby, DI Child, DI Dad, DI Grandparents, DI Mom, DI Parents, DI Siblings, DI Story, Infertility, IUI, IVF, judgement, Male Infertility, Olivia Pratten, reported births, Single Moms By Choice, SMC, Sperm Bank, Sperm Donor, Sperm Donor BGM 9581

“I Am the World’s Worst Sperm Donor” by Jack Stuef

I came across this story on the THE AWL and I have to say I did not think I was going to be able to finish reading it.  This guy was really pissing me off, how dare he call any children

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Posted in Assisted Reproduction, DI Baby, DI Child, DI Dad, DI Grandparents, DI Mom, DI Parents, DI Siblings, Infertility, Sperm Bank, Sperm Donor

‘Fringe’ TV episode about Sperm Donor Kids

Yet another main stream show has done an episode about donor conceived kids and their sperm donor dad.  This one includes, 200 kids, a fertility doctor gone rogue and mind control,it is Fringe after all.  The show aired on FOX

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Posted in Assisted Reproduction, CSI: MIami, DI Mom, Fringe, Infertility, IVF, Male Infertility, Sperm Donor
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