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Archive for October 2014

Things you should know before walking into a fertility clinic

A blog post on HuffPost Health highlights things people should know before walking into a fertility centre. The post was written by Dr. Angeline Beltsos, based on her experience as Medical Director and Clinical Research Director at Fertility Centers of Illinois. Dr. Beltsos suggests those considering fertility treatments should: find a doctor with whom you […]

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Realizing I’m not finished having kids after all

My name is Joe. I married my high school sweetheart at 23. We had our first child the next year and our second a year later. We agreed that two kids was enough and our family was complete, so shortly after our second child was born I had a vasectomy. My wife had done her […]

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The challenges of early menopause

Despite estimates that as many as 1 in 20 women experience early menopause, an article in the Daily Mail Online highlights this often unacknowledged, misunderstood and socially stigmatized experience. The author, Melissa Kite, shares her experience of going through an early menopause at age 42, when her friends were still having babies. Given her family […]

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Study finds women with fertility problems not offered simple fertility tests

A recent survey has found that women with fertility problems often are not being offered tests that could provide important information about whether they need fertility treatments like in vitro fertilization to become pregnant. A poll of 500 women, conducted by OvuSense in the UK, surveyed women with known fertility issues. Despite being told they […]

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