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Content Tagged: Female fertility

Jennifer Aniston says it’s “not fair” to pressure women to have kids

In a recent interview on the Today Show, Jennifer Aniston spoke out against critics who have put her under “pressure” to have kids. Notoriously private about her personal life, Jennifer said she has been made to feel like less of a woman because she doesn’t have kids. Jennifer said she’s constantly asked about whether she’s […]

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Pressure from his parents to have kids

My husband Jack and I got married last year. We just celebrated our first wedding anniversary. Jack is an only child and his mom is desperate to become a grandmother. She’s always asking us if we’re pregnant yet, and wants to know when we’re going to make her a grandmother. Recently she’s started saying things […]

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Canadian doctors considering restrictions on fertility treatment for overweight women

Fertility doctors in Canada are considering whether there should be restrictions on providing fertility treatments to obese women. Doctors opposed to the proposed guidelines say that denying overweight women access to IVF is discriminatory, while those in favour of the restrictions say that this is a medical issue, not an issue of discrimination. In 2006 […]

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I’m 34, single and seriously considering freezing my eggs. But recently I read an article that cited the results of a 2013 study published in Fertility and Sterility reporting a 77% failure rate for women aged 30, and a 91% failure rate for women aged 40 using frozen eggs. Based on these stats, do you think it’s worth it for me to freeze my eggs?

Written by our medical expert Dr. Stephen Hudson, Director of the Victoria Fertility Centre in British Columbia, Canada. This is a very important question and I think one on the minds of many women. As an introduction to answering this question, I will first explain the history behind egg freezing. Traditionally, the technology used for […]

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