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Three Person IVF – And Why Canadians Need To Start Hearing About This!

I recently read Sarah R. Cohen’s Post on this topic:  “Three Person IVF in Canada – and why you aren’t hearing about it”. She writes:   “So, when there is such potential benefit to this therapy, why aren’t we even having

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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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The New Zealand Herald: Sperm donor ‘left me for babies’

This story scares me.  The donor we used, although anonymous and found through proper fertility clinic channels is a man who’s wife was unable to have her own children.  Although our donor stated in his profile that he was donating

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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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Tiny

I was looking at my beautiful little boy/girl twins as they were running around gathering candy at an Easter Egg hunt and I could not believe they were going to be turing 2 on April 28th. I was thinking about

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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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