Archive for April 2015

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Decoding IVF statistics

Are you finding it difficult to make sense of the success rates for in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment? Do you wonder how statistics like “pregnancy rate per cycle”, “pregnancy rate per transfer”, “live birth rate per cycle start” compare and what these actually mean? Canadian fertility lawyer Sherry Levitan’s latest blog post helps to decode […]

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Transgender couple share how they’ll tell their children how they were born

Bianca and Nick Browser are a transgender couple with two sons, Kai, age 3 and Pax, age 1. They are preparing for the day when they tell their sons that it was their mother who got their father pregnant, and their father who gave birth to them. Bianca was born a male named Jason, and […]

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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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