Archive for August 2014

“No Mos” – A new name for a new generation of childless women

The number of childless women has doubled in the last 30 years. According to the United States census reports, close to 50% of women who are of childbearing age are childless, up from 35% in the mid-70s. In Canada and the United States, one in five women will end her childbearing years without having a […]

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Synthetic sperm?: A new treatment for male fertility

A new study may hold the key to the development of a synthetic protein, which could help diagnose and treat male infertility related to poor sperm quality – a problem in 30% to 40% of all cases of infertility. Researchers from Queen’s University in Canada have identified a protein that is required to “kick start” […]

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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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