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Content Tagged: family

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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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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Four little girls named Hope and their mothers share their inspiring stories

A recent article in the Daily Mail Online profiled the stories of four mothers who overcame incredible odds to have their daughters – who they fittingly named “Hope”. They include: Becky Dennis, 35, and Hope, age 4 Hope was born profoundly deaf after Becky had previously experienced 5 miscarriages because her overactive immune system was […]

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From no babies to three babies: We’re all pregnant at the same time!

My name is Mia. My husband and I have been trying to have a baby for the last three years. We’ve had two miscarriages and recently found out that we are pregnant. We were so relieved to reach the 12 week mark, and to be able to announce to our families at Christmas that we […]

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