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Price-Cuts Stimulating Sperm Donation

Our economy clearly was not the only thing in dire need of some stimulation. Couples who were seeking out sperm donation due to infertility have now received a bit of a price cut for people seeking help from sperm banks. One of the nation's oldest sperm banks is offering $200 for a vile of sperm ...Continue Reading

Price-Cuts Stimulating Sperm Donation

Our economy clearly was not the only thing in dire need of some stimulation. Couples who were seeking out sperm donation due to infertility have now received a bit of a price cut for people seeking help from sperm banks. One of the nation's oldest sperm banks is offering $200 for a vile of sperm ...Continue Reading

Prisoners taking part in IVF Treatment

A British prison is allowing male inmates to take part in IVF treatments so their female partners can have children. The prisoners at Swaleside Jail heard about the news Novembers 23rd through a prison newsletter reading, "Local Notice to Prisoners, Prisoner Access to IVF Treatment." However the pr ...Continue Reading

Prisoners taking part in IVF Treatment

A British prison is allowing male inmates to take part in IVF treatments so their female partners can have children. The prisoners at Swaleside Jail heard about the news Novembers 23rd through a prison newsletter reading, "Local Notice to Prisoners, Prisoner Access to IVF Treatment." However the pr ...Continue Reading

Radiation and Fertility

Fertility ailments plague thousands of couples and women yearly. A recent study published in the Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, says that radiation therapy directed at the ovaries for female cancer patients may adversely affect fertility. This study is suggesting that there is a ...Continue Reading

Radiation and Fertility

Fertility ailments plague thousands of couples and women yearly. A recent study published in the Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics, says that radiation therapy directed at the ovaries for female cancer patients may adversely affect fertility. This study is suggesting that there is a ...Continue Reading

Recommended Reading: The Starter Wife

The books that are recommended for women struggling with infertility are almost always non-fiction books. They are books which provide information about infertility options or they are books which tell the true story of another woman's struggle with infertility. However, the rare fiction book comes ...Continue Reading

Recommended Reading: The Starter Wife

The books that are recommended for women struggling with infertility are almost always non-fiction books. They are books which provide information about infertility options or they are books which tell the true story of another woman's struggle with infertility. However, the rare fiction book comes ...Continue Reading

On The Other Side of Surrogacy

Just yesterday, we took a look at a really inspirational story of a positive experience with surrogacy. It's nice to notice when a surrogate devotes herself to assisting another woman in bringing a child into her home. However, we noted that this isn't always the way that surrogacy goes. There are r ...Continue Reading

On The Other Side of Surrogacy

Just yesterday, we took a look at a really inspirational story of a positive experience with surrogacy. It's nice to notice when a surrogate devotes herself to assisting another woman in bringing a child into her home. However, we noted that this isn't always the way that surrogacy goes. There are r ...Continue Reading

PCOS Awareness

Okay, okay, so we're a little bit late to be adding our two cents about the importance of PCOS Awareness since PCOS Awareness month ended a few days ago (it was September). But it's actually never too late to talk about this important issue which can affect fertility and which isn't nearly as widely ...Continue Reading

PCOS Awareness

Okay, okay, so we're a little bit late to be adding our two cents about the importance of PCOS Awareness since PCOS Awareness month ended a few days ago (it was September). But it's actually never too late to talk about this important issue which can affect fertility and which isn't nearly as widely ...Continue Reading

PGD Babies Experience Normal Growth

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is a process which is often used during infertility treatments to assist the parents in having a healthy baby. In the past, some parents have expressed concerns that the health of the baby could be compromised when using embryo biopsy for PGD. New research ind ...Continue Reading

PGD Babies Experience Normal Growth

Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) is a process which is often used during infertility treatments to assist the parents in having a healthy baby. In the past, some parents have expressed concerns that the health of the baby could be compromised when using embryo biopsy for PGD. New research ind ...Continue Reading

Preventing Miscarriages Caused by Chlamydia

We recently reported on a new preventive treament designed to catch chlamydia before it could spread and cause fertility problems. (See the report here.) Additional news reports suggest that calcium-blocking treatment for chlamydia could also help to reduce the number of miscarriages caused by the d ...Continue Reading

Preventing Miscarriages Caused by Chlamydia

We recently reported on a new preventive treament designed to catch chlamydia before it could spread and cause fertility problems. (See the report here.) Additional news reports suggest that calcium-blocking treatment for chlamydia could also help to reduce the number of miscarriages caused by the d ...Continue Reading

Pros and Cons of Sex Selection

People who are getting fertility treatments have many decisions to make. One of the ones that is easiest for most people is the decision about whether or not to use sex selection in the treatments. Sex selection literally allows the parents-to-be to choose the gender of their child. This is done th ...Continue Reading

Pros and Cons of Sex Selection

People who are getting fertility treatments have many decisions to make. One of the ones that is easiest for most people is the decision about whether or not to use sex selection in the treatments. Sex selection literally allows the parents-to-be to choose the gender of their child. This is done th ...Continue Reading

Obesity Equals SubFertility (or Maybe Just Not Enough Sex)

Yet another study links weight and fertility; specifically in this instance, nearly 48,000 Danish couples who were clinically obese. Obesity is marked at body-mass index (BMI) -- weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters -- of 30 or higher. But the study authors slipped up in on ...Continue Reading

Obesity Equals SubFertility (or Maybe Just Not Enough Sex)

Yet another study links weight and fertility; specifically in this instance, nearly 48,000 Danish couples who were clinically obese. Obesity is marked at body-mass index (BMI) -- weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters -- of 30 or higher. But the study authors slipped up in on ...Continue Reading

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