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Archive for May 2012


Learn how to talk to your partner about the “kid” issue.
Find out how to talk with family, friends and colleagues.

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My lesbian partner and I both want to become mothers using the same donor. How do we decide which donor characteristics are important – given our different ethnic backgrounds?

Written by our mental health expert Karen Kranz, Ph.D. Choosing the right donor can be a challenging process, especially if you and your partner have different ideas about what donor characteristics are important to you. See our section on third party information for more general information about using donor sperm. First, I’d suggest that you […]

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Read one woman’s story of why she decided to freeze her eggs.

Recently, the featured blog post on “The Daily Muse” was written by a woman who decided, at the age of 34, to freeze her eggs. The woman talks about her reasons for electing to freeze her eggs along with the details and her experience of the procedure (e.g., cost, fertility medications, extraction). A demanding work […]

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Infertility on the rise for Canadian couples.

A new study is the first of its kind to measure how many Canadian couples are having problems conceiving. The study, published in the international journal Human Reproduction, estimates that up to 16% of heterosexual couples, in which the women are between the ages of 18 and 44, are experiencing infertility. The rates are definitely […]

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