IVF

Mum embezzled £92,000 from work to pay for IVF - and gave birth to twins

A mum embezzled more than £92,000 for IVF because she was so desperate for another child, a court heard.<p>Debbie Stevenson, 37, who lives in Boldon …

Fertility Treatment

IVF Failure Is Devastating And More Common Than You Think

My partner and I flew from Illinois to a New York City fertility clinic in spring 2017 to thaw the 20 eggs I froze when I was 37 years old.<p>We felt confident we’d succeed, mainly because our doctor assured us we’d produce at least one child from my frozen eggs. And also because we’d bought into what …

Eggs

Who will win Britain's Got Talent?

BRITAIN'S Got Talent is still in the auditions stage but stars have already emerged as potential greats.<p>Here are the front-runners to win Britain's …

Breast Cancer

Your Insurance Will Help Pay For IVF, but Only If You Live in 1 of These 15 States

Approximately 12 percent of women in the US have or will have some trouble getting pregnant. But despite infertility affecting so many women, great strides have also been made in the advancement of assisted reproductive technology (ART), such as in-vitro fertilization (IVF). IVF is a specialized …

Health Care

More than 71,000 babies born in 2016 from IVF

Babies born using assisted reproductive technology increased in 2016, with 71,296 births counted from the efforts of 377 clinics in the U.S., …

Pregnancy

Gretchen Rossi Is Thankful for "Supportive Partner" Slade Smiley During IVF Journey

The Real Housewives of Orange County alum is documenting the process of her second round of IVF on Instagram.<p>Undergoing IVF isn't easy, and Gretchen …

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Can a "Mediterranean Diet" Help Someone Going Through IVF Conceive? Researchers Say It's Possible

There are a number of reasons why some women may struggle to conceive naturally, leading a percentage of said women to choose to go through the route of in vitro fertilization (IVF) to get pregnant. Although much of IVF is up to chance and the science of the process, there is something women trying …

Motherhood

Breakthrough in IVF research could boost success rates

The growth of human eggs from the earliest stage to full maturity outside the body has been acclaimed as a landmark development that could widen the …

Eggs

One in six couples have difficulty conceiving, yet the majority of women are more reluctant to talk about fertility than sexually transmitted diseases or mental health. The Understanding Fertility special report, published in The Times, sheds light on the taboo topic that affects the lives of so many, from IVF tourism and technological breakthroughs to the stigma surrounding male infertility. Also featured is an infographic on fertility firsts, comment on the problems low fertility rates paired with an ageing population are causing Japan and the devastating emotional impact faced by couples struggling to conceive

Published in<p>Report<p>Understanding Fertility<p>Apr, 2018<p>Viewrcnt.eu/51auh<p>Summary<p>One in six couples have difficulty conceiving, yet the majority of women …

Mental Health

Fertility tourism: UK couples go abroad for IVF

The UK may have been the birthplace of in vitro fertilisation (IVF), but cuts to NHS fertility services have led some people to consider travelling …

Pregnancy

Fertility remains taboo despite advancements in treatment

Fertility: the “f” word so taboo that six out of ten women are more reluctant to talk about it than sexually transmitted diseases or mental …

Fertility

Difficulty conceiving can have a devastating emotional impact and couples should be supported with professional counselling

Coming to terms with being unable to conceive naturally can be stressful, and can leave you feeling angry, depressed and anxious. It can also put …

Mental Health

I Have Never Felt More Alone Than When I Started IVF | Learning

No one ever says you might not get pregnant. In fact, most people tell you how easy making a baby is.<p>When my husband and I decided to start trying …

Pregnancy

Gretchen Rossi opens up about IVF struggles and baby dreams

Gretchen Rossi revealed several years ago that she really wanted to get pregnant. However, years later, she’s still without a child.<p>Gretchen Rossi …

Orange County

New York Tries To Curb Soaring Maternal Mortality Rates With Doulas

Studies have shown that the birth coaches can help increase birth outcomes and reduce birth complications for the mother and the baby. “Maternal …

Health Care

Britain's Got Talent magician Marc Spelmann reveals his 'miracle' baby was his last chance to have kids after heartbreaking fertility battle and five attempts at IVF with wife Tessa

BRITAIN'S Got Talent magician Marc Spelmann revealed his "miracle" daughter Isabella was his and wife Tessa's last chance to conceive after five …

Pregnancy

Here's How To Choose Between Insemination And In Vitro Fertilization

As a fertility doctor, I believe it's important that couples have a good understanding of their options.<p>Infertility affects one in six couples. If …

Pregnancy

St George’s Day: 5 other Georges worthy of being canonised as England’s patron saint

opinion<p><b>Happy St George’s Day, everyone.</b><p>Today we celebrate the Roman army soldier who killed a dragon and saved a princess. Or he married a dragon and …

Human Rights

Why The Future Of Precision Medicine Runs Through The IVF Lab

What does precision medicine mean for biotechnology? It means a future where every inherited genetic disease is curable.<p>What does precision medicine mean for assisted reproduction? It means a present where these same diseases are preventable. And the prevention is cheaper, and safer, and prevents …

Genetic Engineering

In Italy, Lesbians Can’t Be Legal Moms Without Saying They’ve Had Straight Sex

Italy’s retrograde laws, pushed by the Catholic Church, force LGBT parents to lie about the way their children were conceived.<p>ROME—Chiara Foglietta …

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"Pregnancy Isn't Easy:" 1 Mom Shares Why Getting Pregnant Through IVF Is Only Half Her Battle

Lindsay Hanzlik, a soon-to-be mom of twin boys, is beyond grateful that after years of trying to get pregnant, she's finally expecting after going through IVF. At 31 weeks along, she can't wait to be a mom but she has to admit that being pregnant is pretty damn hard, especially when you're having …

Pregnancy

5 Things You Thought You Knew About IVF That Are Totally False

In the world of fertility medicine, in vitro fertilization is an absolute game changer. With more clinics opening worldwide and newer technologies developing daily (like the ability to choose the sex of your baby!), IVF has made fertility assistance increasingly accessible. However, greater …

Pregnancy

The touching, personal story behind Kyle Busch's helmet this weekend

It’s National Infertility Awareness Week, and that’s an issue particularly personal for NASCAR driver Kyle Busch and his wife, Samantha.<p>Prior to having their son, Brexton, in 2015, Kyle and Samantha struggled to conceive, ultimately turning to in vitro fertilization – an expensive treatment …

Motorsport

First test tube bison born at CSU joins conservation herd in Larimer County

William A. Cotton, Colorado State UniversityIVF 1 is the first bison calf conceived using in vitro fertilization, or IVF, at Colorado State …

Biotechnology

Key events next week - healthcare

Noteworthy events for the week of April 22 - 28 for healthcare investors.<p><b>Monday</b> (4/23): NASH Summit, Boston, MA. Navidea Biopharmaceuticals …

Biotechnology

Gretchen Rossi I Didn't Have Surgery! It's Just IVF and This '$50 Boob Job'

<b>Gretchen Rossi</b> shot down rumors she surgically enhanced her boobs by stripping down, and opening up ... about her struggle to get pregnant.<p>We spoke …

Rossi

Lorraine’s Dr Hilary faces backlash following ‘insensitive’ comments during IVF discussion

<b>Lorraine's resident doctor, Dr Hilary, has come under fire from both a leading charity and viewers after a recent interview on the show.</b>The TV doctor …

Lifestyle (UK)

Yes, You Can Choose Your Baby's Sex Through IVF — Here's How It Works

When it comes to the sex of your baby, it's usually a toss-up (cutting into that "surprise" cake and seeing pink or blue or opening a box of similarly colored balloons is a welcomed shock). But with IVF, you can actually have some say in which sex to choose. Of course, it will cost a few hundred to …

Pregnancy

Who is Marc Spelmann?

BRITAIN'S Got Talent is back with a new batch of hopefuls hoping that they have the magic touch to impress the judges.<p>One man vying to go all the way …

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