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Knowledge Is Power When It Comes to Infertility

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2016 | Parents
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

Getting or staying pregnant is not easy for everyone -- for some, it can take time and money. While you might not be thinking of having kids right now, having a conversation with a physician about fertility while still in your early 30s could provide benefit later on.

It's Unwise to Define Frozen Embryos as Human Life

Mark Baer | Posted 04.05.2016 | Impact
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Mark Baer

The Missouri legislature is currently considering the enactment of legislation that would define frozen embryos as human life.

Nothing Is Faster Than The Speed of Life

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 01.26.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

There's a way to help keep your options open as life races forward. Fertility preservation offers women a safe and effective way to freeze or preserve eggs at their current age in order to help maximize their fertility in the future.

Does Race Impact IVF Success Rates?

Deborah Anderson Bialis | Posted 08.27.2015 | Healthy Living
Deborah Anderson Bialis

ltimately, we're left to wonder what might drive such uneven racial performance in a well-regarded clinic and whether such a disparity in outcomes is commonplace. Said differently, is this the only clinic experiencing a problem or is this the only clinic acknowledging its problem?

Fertility Clinics Let You Select Your Baby's Sex

The Wall Street Journal | Adam Goldberg | Posted 08.17.2015 | Science

About one out of five couples who come to HRC Fertility, a network of fertility clinics in Southern California, doesn’t need help getting pregnant. ...

10 Things I Wish Someone Had Told Me About Infertility

Melissa Miles McCarter | Posted 05.05.2016 | Women
Melissa Miles McCarter

Women like me face Mother's Day with shades of shame, despair and silence. So, I would like to take this opportunity to speak up and share with those who know someone who has infertility or are experiencing it themselves. Here is what I wish someone had told me about about the disease.

Is the Movie Delivery Man Plausible?

Naomi Cahn | Posted 02.01.2014 | Parents
Naomi Cahn

Outside of Hollywood, what happens when large groups of donor siblings search and find one another? While incorporating the reality of one or two new family members into your life seems daunting, the possibility of encountering twenty, fifty, one hundred, or even more is probably downright frightening.

Catherine Pearson

Are Fertility Clinic Sites Lying To Women?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.07.2012 | Women

Smiling babies. Confusing statistics. Talk of miracles. There is too little oversight of how fertility clinics market themselves online, a new report ...

U.S. Fertility Care: Ignoring Minorities?

Jim Hawkins | Posted 01.31.2013 | Women
Jim Hawkins

Last summer, I tried to uncover some evidence by looking at virtually every fertility clinics' website to see what these websites say about the cultural norms present in the fertility industry. Despite going into the project knowing the concerns of other scholars, I was surprised by what we found.

I'm Actually Going Through with It

Selvaggia | Posted 08.12.2012 | Women
Selvaggia

Naming the beneficiary of my eggs in the event something happens to me is not like donating organs; my eggs could create a new life with a piece of me after I'm gone.

My First Consultation at the Fertility Clinic

Selvaggia | Posted 08.07.2012 | Women
Selvaggia

I have received a few sonogram images via email in the past year, with the following difference: The one my friends sent showed tiny lives growing inside of them. Mine shows an empty womb.

My First Time in a Fertility Clinic

Selvaggia | Posted 08.05.2012 | Women
Selvaggia

I'm not ready to be a mother, but I do not want to wake up one day and regret having played or let someone else play with my right to motherhood.

The Biological Clock -- for Donor-Conceived Offspring?

Naomi Cahn | Posted 08.24.2011 | Women
Naomi Cahn

As women face the ticking of their biological clocks, they may turn to donor eggs or donor sperm to help them have children. For women (and men) in Washington State, the fertility industry is about to be transformed.