Category Archives: Infertility

Canadian court bans anonymous sperm & egg donation

For the first time in North America, the child of a donor has won the right for future donor offspring to know their biological parents.  Read the rest of the story here: http://www.nature.com/news/2011/110527/full/news.2011.329.html

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Stress and IVF Outcome

Many people who seek psychological services for infertility ask me whether I think there is a connection between stress level and ability to get pregnant with IVF.  If you look at the current research on this topic, the answer is that we … Continue reading

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New Study of Children of Sperm Donors

One of my roles at work is to educate intended parents about the consequences of using donor egg or sperm as a way to build their families.  In addition to talking about the intended parents’ feelings about using a donor, I … Continue reading

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National Infertility Awareness Week is from April 24th to May 1st

In honor of National Infertility Awareness Week, here is an informative publication with important facts about infertility from RESOLVE, the National Infertility Association (www.resolve.org). Infertility 101: Get the facts Myth: Infertility is a women’s problem. Fact: This is untrue. It surprises most … Continue reading

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