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Archive for February 2015

I’m in my early 30s and I’ve been trying to get pregnant for about a year. One of my friends mentioned that maybe I’m not getting pregnant because I have a food intolerance or allergy. Is there any truth to the connection between infertility and food intolerances? If so, what should I do to be tested and what is involved in treatment?

Written by guest expert, Dr. Alana Shaw, naturopathic doctor at Boda Health, Vancouver, British Columbia. Learn more about Dr. Shaw here. We have known for centuries that the foods we consume can have a profound effect on our health.  More recently, food intolerances have been linked to a wide range of unpleasant symptoms and chronic conditions […]

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A tube of “embryo glue” helps couple conceive after failed IVF treatments

Nicola and Andrew Stone are thrilled to be parents to daughter Sophia Elsie-May, after surgeons used a special adhesive to attach a fertilized embryo to the wall of Nicola’s uterus. Unable to conceive naturally, Andrew and Nicola were told that they would have difficulty having a baby because Andrew’s sperm count was too low and […]

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Growing number of men and women using matching sites to find potential co-parents

A Daily Mail Online story profiles a growing trend – an increasing number of men and women are using online matching sites to find a person with whom they can platonically co-parent. The sites, which attract single men and women and gay couples, are much like dating websites. Users create a profile detailing what they […]

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Clear parenthood laws needed on the use of donors

A recent article in the National Post about a Canadian lesbian couple who say they were “hounded” by a known sperm donor’s family, highlights the need for clear parenthood laws on the use of donors across the globe – something that many provinces, states, and countries lack. When sperm and eggs are accessed via an […]

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