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Archive for October 2013

Use of egg donation on the rise

Two articles recently profiled the increase in use of donor eggs to achieve a pregnancy. Articles in The National Post and The Daily Mail Online profiled a recent US study conducted by researchers at Emory University and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The study found that an increasing number of women are […]

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New “Digital baby” screen available for those using sperm donors

A new service will be available by the end of the year that weaves together the DNA of prospective parents to screen for potential genetic diseases. This will initially be focused on donor sperm, which will stimulate how a particular donor’s genetic sequence will combine with the genetic sequence of a female patient in a […]

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Staying focused on my dream of having a baby

My name is April. I’m 38 and have always known that I wanted to become a mother. I had always pictured that I’d have a baby after I found the right guy, got married and we’d bought a house. But that’s not the way it’s worked out. All my close friends have started getting married […]

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Grateful mothers and their surrogates share their stories

A recent article in the Daily Mail Online, highlighted the stories of four women who became mothers thanks to their four respective surrogates. Thirty-three year old Naomi and her husband have a nine month old daughter, thanks to their neighbour Hayley, who carried the pregnancy for them. Hayley already has three children with her husband, […]

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