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Content Tagged: fertility problems

A new chapter after my 8 IVFs that didn’t work out

My name is June. Not all of us waited until 40 to try IVF. I got married at 28 to a divorced guy aged 48 and had had a vasectomy after having had his 3 kids. I knew about the vasectomy before we were married, and I knew that the procedure was reversible. Well, what […]

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My husband recently found out that he likely won’t be able to have a genetic child because of poor quality sperm. I can tell that he’s hurting and disappointed, but he won’t talk to me about it. How do I support him after this loss?

Written by our mental health expert, Dr. Karen Kranz, Registered Psychologist. It may help to understand that like many men, your husband is likely trying to cope with this loss by not talking. Many people, when deeply hurt, withdraw from others because they either have not had the experience of being supported when in pain, […]

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My partner and I have been trying to have a child for two years. We recently went for fertility testing and were surprised to learn that he has a low sperm count and the quality of his sperm isn’t very good. Is there anything he could be doing to improve the quality or volume of his sperm? What are our options in terms of fertility treatments?

Written by our medical expert Dr. Stephen Hudson, Director of the Victoria Fertility Centre in British Columbia, Canada. Approximately 1 in 7 couples have difficulty conceiving. In about ¼ of couples there may be a male factor identified. However, there may be multiple causes and in my experience there is often more than one factor. […]

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Can an ancient Chinese massage help couples conceive?

A woman from Cardiff, in the UK, says that she has helped hundreds of women beat infertility through reflexology and reiki massage. Victoria Miles says that 300 babies have been born in the last 5 years thanks to their mothers receiving an ancient Chinese massage at her natural fertility clinic. Reflexology works on the premise […]

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