Archive for November 2013

First baby born in Britain using music-assisted fertility treatment

The first baby born in Britain using music-assisted fertility treatment just turned one year old. Freddie was conceived using an IVF technique where music was played while eggs were being fertilized in the lab. Freddie’s parents opted for the experimental treatment after suffering two miscarriages and one failed IVF cycle. They travelled to Barcelona to […]

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Getting onboard with my wife’s baby dreams

My name is Mal and my wife’s name is Kavita. We’ve been married for 5 years now. On our first date, Kavita was open about wanting to have kids. She said she wanted the family issue out in the open because if I wasn’t on board, then she wasn’t going to continue our relationship. I […]

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A daily serving of bacon may harm a man’s fertility

A recent article in The National Post profiled a study conducted at Harvard University that suggests eating even one piece of bacon a day may damage a man’s fertility. The study examined the diets and size and shape of the sperm of 156 men who, with their partners, were experiencing infertility. The researchers discovered that […]

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Aisha Tyler’s infertility confession

Aisha Tyler, the 43 year old co-host of The Talk, recently revealed on the show that she and her husband Jeff Tietjens have spent several years undergoing costly fertility procedures in their efforts to have a child. Aisha shared that recently, after years of unsuccessful treatments, the doctors told them it is very unlikely that […]

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