Fertility News

Women university grads waiting longer to have children

Female university graduates are, on average, delaying the process of trying to conceive their children until their mid-30s – almost a decade later than those women who don’t pursue a university education. In today’s social climate, more and more women are establishing their careers before having children. This has some potentially positive and negative consequences. [...]

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The silent enemy: How sexually transmitted infections can affect your fertility

A recent article suggests that the rates of Chlamydia – the most common sexually transmitted infection (STI) – are on the rise in some parts of the world. If caught early, Chlamydia and other STI’s can usually easily be treated with antibiotics, The problem is that up to 70% of women don’t even know that [...]

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A genetic screening tool may provide some peace of mind

Concerned that you’ll pass on a fatal or debilitating condition or serious illness that runs in your family such as Fragile X syndrome, cystic fibrosis, or muscular dystrophy? A genetic testing procedure called pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) makes it possible to screen embryos for these and other serious health conditions thereby reducing or eliminating the [...]

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Work-Home Balance

The challenges of balancing work and family life

In a recent article in The Globe and Mail Online, Camille Paglia makes a bold statement about women’s lives: “Perhaps there is no greater issue facing contemporary women than the choices they must make about balancing home and work”. Indeed, many women from all walks of life struggle with balancing the demands of these two [...]

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