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When it comes to egg freezing, age matters

There has been considerable attention in the media to the use of egg freezing as a means for women to prolong their fertility. Indeed, it would appear that more women are electing to freeze their eggs in order to pursue their careers, gain financial stability, and to find an appropriate partner before becoming a parent. […]

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The end of vasectomies? Injectable gel could provide temporary birth control for men

Not ready for a vasectomy? A new injectable gel may provide men with a temporary option for contraception. Scientists in San Francisco at the Parsemus Foundation are developing a substance called Vasalgel. It can be used as an injectable barrier that seals the small tube called the vas deferens that carries sperm to be ejaculated. […]

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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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