Fertility News

Read one woman’s story of why she decided to freeze her eggs.

Recently, the featured blog post on “The Daily Muse” was written by a woman who decided, at the age of 34, to freeze her eggs. The woman talks about her reasons for electing to freeze her eggs along with the details and her experience of the procedure (e.g., cost, fertility medications, extraction). A demanding work [...]

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Infertility on the rise for Canadian couples.

A new study is the first of its kind to measure how many Canadian couples are having problems conceiving. The study, published in the international journal Human Reproduction, estimates that up to 16% of heterosexual couples, in which the women are between the ages of 18 and 44, are experiencing infertility. The rates are definitely [...]

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Fertility rates highest for Canadian women in their 30’s for the fifth consecutive year.

The latest statistics on Births in Canada have been released on January 31, 2012 for 2009 data. A few highlights: For the first time since 2002, the fertility of Canadian women dropped from the previous year down to 1.67 children per women. For the fifth year in a row, the rate of fertility was highest [...]

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Think that women’s age is the only important factor in becoming pregnant? Recent research suggests that men’s fertility declines with age, too.

Dr. Paula Fettback presented research at the annual American Society for Reproductive Medicine in Orlando, Florida, in October, 2011. Her research found that between the ages of 41 and 45, the chance of a man getting his wife pregnant dropped 7 percent with each year – so when the man was 41, the couple had [...]

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