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Smoking cigarettes or marijuana can affect a man’s fertility.

A number of studies have documented the negative impact of nicotine and marijuana on sperm count and production. For example, male smokers’ sperm density (the concentration of spermatozoa in the semen) and motility (ability to move towards the egg) is considerably lower than that of nonsmokers’. There is also increased occurrence of abnormal sperm. All […]

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Two Moms with Lots of Love To Share

Lisa and I have been together for almost 11 years. We both knew that we wanted kids eventually, but we didn’t know how the logistics were going to work out. Initially we asked a gay friend if he’d consider donating his sperm to help us have a child, but when he broke up with his […]

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A Change of Heart

My name is Mary and I am 40. I had almost given up on finding a partner until Rob came into my life five years ago. We met at the gym and “bonded” over our shared interest in living healthy life styles. Rob is 49 and has 2 kids from a previous marriage who are […]

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