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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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Success rates remain the same despite more women undergoing IVF

According to the latest figures for 2013 released in the United Kingdom, an increasing number of women are undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) in order to become pregnant. However, according to the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) the success rates have remained the same at 25% per cycle. These figures are similar in Canada […]

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I had a vasectomy about 10 years ago after my wife and I had our third child and decided our family was complete. We have since divorced. I am now partnered with a wonderful woman and we hope to have a family together. What is involved in a vasectomy reversal and what the likelihood of the reversal being successful, given that my vasectomy was 10 years ago?

Written by our medical expert Dr. Stephen Hudson, Director of the Victoria Fertility Centre in British Columbia, Canada. This is a very commonly asked question and I am glad to have the opportunity to answer it. First of all approximately 5% of men who have had a vasectomy choose to have it reversed, so as […]

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7 gadgets and apps to help track your fertility

Fox News recently profiled 7 new gadgets and smart phone apps that can help women get healthy and optimize and track their fertility. They include: Wink: Kindara’s Wink includes a wireless oral fertility thermometer to record basal body temperature. The thermometer syncs with a fertility app to help a woman track her menstrual cycle, cervical […]

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