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Archive for September 2014

Study finds that “masculine” looking men have lower sperm quality

Looking for the perfect guy to father your children? It may surprise you to know that appearance may be deceiving. A recent study suggests that “macho” looking men may have lower quality sperm than other men. The study was published in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology, and was conducted by a team of researchers from […]

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My wife and I have been trying to get pregnant for over a year. She’s been charting her ovulation so that we can have sex when she’s most fertile. It seems like we’re having sex because we have to, not because we want to. There’s no passion or pleasure anymore, only pressure to get it up and get it over with. Sometimes I can’t even get aroused. How do we get out of this rut?

Written by our mental health expert, Dr. Emily Koert, Registered Clinical Counsellor.  Many couples trying to conceive find themselves in a similar “rut” in their sex lives – a rut that seems to get deeper the longer they’ve been trying. Sex typically becomes less spontaneous and can begin to feel more like “work” than play. […]

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London city workers offered low cost fertility testing

A new fertility clinic in London, England, is trying a unique marketing strategy – they are offering city workers the opportunity to have their fertility testing during their lunch break – at a significantly reduced cost compared to other fertility clinics. For £200 the clinic is offering to test women’s fertility using 3D ultrasound and […]

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When is enough, enough? Aisha Tyler shares experience of stopping fertility treatments

Although in the past Aisha Tyler has been vocal about her experiences with infertility and medical treatment, in recent interviews, she is opening up about her decision to stop treatment and to remain childless. After undergoing a few rounds of IVF, she and her husband learned it was very unlikely that they would be able […]

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