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Content Tagged: fertility problems

The emotional impact of infertility on men

Although infertility affects both members of a couple, we typically hear about how distressing it is for women and often don’t hear about how men are impacted by the experience. However, a recent article by Gary Ellenbolt on Parenting.com gives us a glimpse into a man’s experience of infertility. Gary shared how helpless he felt […]

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I’m in my early 30s and I recently had a miscarriage at 6 weeks. What usually causes a miscarriage? Will I still be able to get pregnant in the future or will it be harder because I’ve had a miscarriage? My mom had several miscarriages before she had me. Are miscarriages hereditary?

Written by our medical expert Dr. Stephen Hudson, Director of the Victoria Fertility Centre in British Columbia, Canada.  First of all this miscarriage was not your fault. Miscarriages are very common, in fact approximately 1 in 4 women will experience a miscarriage. For a variety of reasons women offer suffer in silence after a miscarriage. […]

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The unexpected risks of multiple IVF treatments

Two recent articles profiled the stories of women who went into early menopause after undergoing multiple IVF treatments, raising the question: can multiple IVF cycles actually cause early menopause? Helen Burke, 39, tried to conceive a baby since she was 22, and underwent 10 failed rounds of in vitro fertilization (IVF). Fifteen years later, at […]

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Vegetarianism and veganism could damage men’s fertility

A well-balanced vegetarian or vegan diet has been found to promote a healthy immune systems. However, a recent study conducted in the United States at the Loma Linda Medical School suggests that being vegetarian or vegan can damage men’s fertility. Men in the study who followed a vegetarian or vegan diet were found to have […]

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