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Donor Families Connecting: Love or Fear?

Wendy Kramer | Posted 10.16.2015 | Parents
Wendy Kramer

Parents can, and should put the needs and desires of their children to seek out and connect with half siblings and/or donors, above their own fears. This is the ultimate sacrifice that parents make for their children. It is also the greatest gift we can give to our children, and to ourselves.

Processed Meat Might Be The Enemy Of Male Fertility

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 08.10.2015 | Healthy Living

It may be time to say goodbye to your bacon, egg and cheese breakfast order, guys: A small new study links the consumption of processed meat like sau...

Do Fertility Treatments Cause Birth Defects? Researchers Find Answers

AP | MARILYNN MARCHIONE | Posted 05.07.2012 | Parents

-- Test-tube babies have higher rates of birth defects, and doctors have long wondered: Is it because of certain fertility treatments or infertility ...

How to Tame Wild Sperm

Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH | Posted 06.30.2012 | Science
Randi Hutter Epstein, MD, MPH

I whacked sperm the other day. In a scientific sort of way. I was in an embryology lab using a microscope to spot them and a skinny pipette to bop them on their heads. My job: to stop a few sperm in their tracks as if I were a real embryologist capturing one and cramming it into an egg.