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Archive for November 2012

Gay couple win legal battle after surrogacy arrangement in India

A gay couple has been granted the right to be recognized as the legal parents of twin boys born to a surrogate mother living in India. The surrogacy agreement was arranged in 2010 at the cost of 17,000 pounds (approx. $25,000). The surrogate was inseminated with the sperm of one of the two male partners […]

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How long can I wait?: The relationship between fertility and age for women

This post has been written in response to an MFC reader’s suggestion to include a graph on our site depicting the relationship between a woman’s age and her fertility.  Although many women would like to be able to turn back the hands of time on their “biological clocks”, the reality is that women’s fertility declines […]

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New IVF screening tool claims to turn fertility clock back 10 years

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a common infertility treatment, which involves a woman taking medications in preparation for a surgery where some of her eggs are removed from her ovaries. These eggs are fertilized with her partner’s sperm or the sperm of a donor. One or two of the resulting embryos are then transferred into […]

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I am 27 years old and living with diabetes. My partner and I have been trying to have a child for over 2 years now, and I haven’t been able to get pregnant, which has been really upsetting. Given that I really want kids, what should my next steps be?

Written by our medical expert, Stephen Hudson, MD. Your diabetes may or may not be a factor in why you are having difficulty getting pregnant. However – the most important thing you need to be aware of (and you likely are!) is that with diabetes there are potentially increased risks to both the baby and […]

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