Archive for June, 2010
Many women who have suffered miscarriages wonder when it is safe to try to get pregnant again. Some can’t wait to try again, whereas other women prefer to wait and grieve their loss. No matter what group you belong to, I am sure you have some questions.
Here’s another piece of IVF news, which would make two very important developments in IVF treatments this week. Not only did a new study find that IVF increases the risk of birth defects significantly, another study has resulted in the creation of a test that could double the IVF success rate.
There have been several reports in the news over the last few weeks that IVF significantly increases the risk of birth defects, and some researchers say that every person who is considering IVF as a method to get pregnant should be warned about the chance of having a baby with birth defects.
Every year tens of thousands of couple conceive healthy children with the help of donated eggs. Egg donation programs ensure a healthy process for everyone concerned, the egg donor and her spouse (if any), the surrogate and her spouse (if any), the adoptive parents, and the child.
I wrote about a woman who attempted to steal another couple’s newborn baby at gunpoint only a few days back. This time, another news story came in from Chicago – a woman already who hid her pregnancy from her family did the opposite, and abandoned her newborn baby in her neighbors’ yard.
If you have just been prescribed Clomid to help you get pregnant, or have already started taking this popular fertility drug, I am sure that you have wondered about this. Perhaps you have noticed bleeding or spotting, and are unsure whether you should continue with Clomid. Clomid has many side effects, and bleeding can be [...]
There are many reasons different people choose to enlist the help of a sperm bank to conceive a baby. Male factor infertility is one of them, lesbian couples or single mothers by choice needing a donor is another one. Some families in which the male has genetic conditions that could be passed on might also [...]
Finding a good healthcare provider, whether it is an OB or a midwife, is so important, and not always easy. Here are ten questions that you can ask a potential healthcare provider when you are interviewing them. Their answers to your questions will give you the information you need, and hopefully help you to find [...]