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I would love to donate again!

"its a wonderful experience knowing that you have done your part in giving to people who would otherwise not be so lucky to be able to have children. Sharing is caring! :-) "
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New research: The link between stress and infertility

Does stress cause infertility? It depends on which study you read. Some studies show a relationship and others do not. WebMD wrote dramatic advances in infertility treatments -- particularly in the past decade -- pushed aside stress as a factor in infertility. Now, however, some doctors are once more looking...
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Amazing “love letters” between our donors and recipients

Sometimes our recipients and donors have a "letter love affair" that is channelled through us – it is really heartwarming, especially when the donation has a happy and positive ending. Here's what we mean: Recipient: We think you might have started your injections a few days ago and we wanted...
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“There is no greater gift to give” – one donor shares her story

My stomach is bloated and uncomfortable. I sit and it cramps, I stand and I experience the most excruciating spasms in my abdomen. The day of the operation has arrived. My eggs are ready and soon this will all be over. The waiting room is buzzing as usual with all...
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Should infertility be part of sex-ed at school?

For a group of teenagers, Lauren, Fazana, Flora and Mackenzie are remarkably knowledgeable about fertility. Sitting in the library at St Marylebone school in central London, they're explaining what they've learned. These year 10 girls know how common infertility is, how female fertility declines with age and they understand that...
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5 tips to improve IVF success

5 tips to improve IVF success Eating avocados and foods high in monounsaturated fat can triple the success of your in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment. But is there anything else you can do to improve your IVF success? A new study carried out by researchers at the Harvard School of...
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Is this the future for career women? Top surgeon recommends ovarian grafts to delay motherhood

The pioneering surgeon behind the world's first ovary transplant says women could use the same technique to delay childbearing and the menopause. Dr Sherman Silber predicted that ovarian transplants for social reasons were a realistic option for preserving fertility. The US microsurgeon transplanted a whole ovary from one identical twin...
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ART imitates nature in live birth successes

According to ABC, women in their 30s and 40s who undergo multiple infertility treatments may be nearly as likely to deliver a baby as women who conceive naturally, according to new research that provides men and women with a more realistic view of their chances of becoming parents. Until now,...
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Infertility In Your 20s: Getting Diagnosed When You Should Be In Your ‘Fertility Peak’

Olivia Tullo was 28 when she and her husband decided to start a family. They’d bought a house; they had a puppy. They were ready. “We started trying, and several months went by. I just had a feeling,” Tullo said. “I just knew something wasn’t right.” Her OB-GYN recommended a...
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