Upon receiving a medical diagnosis – fertility related or general health related – many individual turn to the internet or family and friends for support on how to deal with this new diagnosis. Many even fall into the trap of following myths surrounding the diagnosis, which got me reading about myths surrounding infertility and its … More Fertility Myths…
My attention was drawn to this story on Twitter yesterday and I must admit I was taken back… https://fundly.com/help-bring-carmen-home#home Surrogacy is such a beautiful and selfless experience. However, for some individuals the fight after the surrogacy can essentially ruin the experience. I was appalled to read that a surrogate mother is refusing to sign documents due … More #BringCarmenHome
Fertility tourism is continuing to become a common option for those experiencing the struggle, it involves travelling abroad to receive a wide range of fertility treatments ranging from IVF to Surrogacy. Fertility tourism was spotlighted last year, when the case of baby Gammy occurred – According to baby Gammy’s surrogate mother, the family baby Gammy … More Thailand…womb of the world?
Reading this article below put a smile on my face. – It’s nice to see people acknowledging infertility impacts men and women from all walks of life, regardless of financial backgrounds. http://www.dnaindia.com/mumbai/report-10000-poor-couples-to-get-free-in-vitro-fertilisation-treatment-soon-2059043 Many individuals who fall under the poverty line in countries such as India may not even be aware of the fact that they … More Everyone Deserves A Chance…
Genetically Modified Babies?! Here’s another interesting article I came across! http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/exclusive-the-threeparent-baby-trap–is-new-ivf-technique-safe-9864156.html “Britain is set to become the first country in the world to allow a procedure that promises to prevent inherited disorders being passed on”. – Interesting Rationale! But does this not create an ethical debate? On one hand this new technique is helping avoid … More The Three Parent Baby Trap? The New IVF Technique?
I recently came across this article (link below) and found myself to be somewhat shocked! So, research has now indicated that the chemicals found in sun screen can cause MFI. It is not a secret that a majority of cases surrounding MFI have remained unexplained. However, how much truth is in this new finding? The … More Sunscreen = MFI?!
Many couples in the UK are being placed on waiting lists which span over periods of years, due to a shortage in sperm donations. For those experiencing fertility struggles, this time span can be severely disheartening and in turn can initiate varying levels of psychological distress. So what is this phenomenon all about? Couples are … More International Sperm? Viking Babies Phenomenon?!
Major companies across the pond have initiated egg-freezing schemes for their female employees in a ploy to keep them employed for longer. Granted, this can be beneficial to both the employee and the company. However, there are factors, which have failed to be considered. This brings me to my current debate; WHAT ABOUT MEN? Why … More Me, My Wife & Her Employer… The new intimate 3 some