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Single hormone shot can replace daily doses in IVF

Women preparing for fertility treatment typically get a series of daily, sometimes uncomfortable hormone shots to kick their ovaries into over-drive -- but a new review of previous studies suggests one long-acting shot may work just as well. For in vitro fertilization, extra follicle-stimulating hormone, or FSH, is used to...
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From childless, to four children

There is a lot of love in the Cavin-Green home. A lot of love, and a lot of baby stuff. There are four bright baby bouncers and four tidy high chairs. There are four plush pillow animals arranged on a living room shelf, waiting for playtime. Outside, the family minivan...
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Egg donation: the experience of a mom and first-time donor

This is post in an extract from mommy blogger and new donor Nicki Dadic, who is writing about her donation on her blog One of the Boys. Read all about her experience here. Just two days after I submitted my application, I had been approved as a donor. The final step...
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How to choose an egg donor

Once people have decided to enlist the assistance of an egg donor to have a baby, they need to find a suitable egg donor. Something that if done on your own, can feel very much like going on a blind date, blind-folded Selecting an egg donor is not too unlike...
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One fertility specialist’s “controversial” treatment methods

Patients travel from as far away as Europe to visit Attila Toth, MD, a physician in New York who claims his extreme treatment will help infertile women conceive. Couples are going home with babies, but doctors think his methods are far from sound. For 10 days straight in the summer...
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Why do some egg donors in the US earn more than others?

Everyone probably knows by now that an egg donation isn’t just an act of benevolence. It’s a sale. And it can be a very lucrative one, if you have the right genetic background. The LA Times reports that Asian egg donors are in particular demand. While women from most ethnic...
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UK moves to extend free IVF to women up to 42, same-sex couples, cancer patients

Advocates for infertility patients say Ontario should follow the lead of Britain, where a powerful health advisory agency recommended on Tuesday that the U.K. extend free fertility treatments to women up until the age of 42 and to same-sex couples. In Ontario couples struggling with infertility continue to pay for...
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Joy is conceivable

Grace Chetty, 22, was on Facebook when she stumbled across an advert that read: "Are you fun, fearless and giving? We want you!" She followed the link to find an egg donation site, and as she read more her interest was piqued. At the same time, early last year, Gillian...
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“I am a Nurture egg donor”

 I AM A   EGG DONOR, by Candace Whitehead (Via www.studentvillage.co.za) I have been asked so many times since I started all of this: "Why donate your eggs?" I don't have one specific answer – I have dozens of reasons, and you'll probably get a different answer every day. Yes, they pay me....
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How the egg donation process works

How the egg donation process works You are a healthy young woman between the age of 21 and 33 and you have seen an advertisement or have somehow become aware of egg donation. Perhaps you have a relative or friend who has been unable to conceive and you’ve witnessed her...
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