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LGBT couples adopting “hard to place” children

A growing group of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) people are adopting “hard to place” children. Finding permanent homes for children within this group – including sibling groups, disabled or older children, children from ethnic minorities, and those with behavioural issues or complex needs – has historically been a challenge. But with more LGBT […]

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Fertility clinic first in Canada to allow women to “incubate” embryos inside their bodies

A fertility clinic in Canada is offering a revolutionary new option to women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatments: the opportunity to “incubate” embryos inside their bodies, rather than in a petri dish in a laboratory. During traditional IVF, unfertilized sperm and eggs are combined in a petri dish and placed within a mechanical ventilator […]

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Women gives birth to twins thanks to eggs donated by her sister

A woman who spent 6 years and £7,000 trying to conceive is now a mother to twins thanks to eggs donated by her sister. Lisa Blake, 41, and her partner Stephen, 37, were diagnosed with unexplained fertility. They underwent 4 unsuccessful rounds of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and were told that their chances of having […]

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Decoding IVF statistics

Are you finding it difficult to make sense of the success rates for in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment? Do you wonder how statistics like “pregnancy rate per cycle”, “pregnancy rate per transfer”, “live birth rate per cycle start” compare and what these actually mean? Canadian fertility lawyer Sherry Levitan’s latest blog post helps to decode […]

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