IVF

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Belgian court awards damages over ‘saviour sibling’ IVF mix-up
Parents wanted a second child to act as bone marrow donor to their son but ended up with more

Daniel Boffey in Brussels

24, Nov, 2021 @1:28 PM

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‘I’m scared I’ve left it too late to have kids’: the men haunted by their biological clocks
It’s certainly not just women who worry about ageing and procreation – and now men have begun speaking about their own deep anxieties

Sirin Kale

28, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Freezing eggs for non-medical reasons should be subsidised, majority of Australian women say
Survey suggests people becoming more sympathetic to women with varied reasons for wanting to freeze their eggs, researchers say

Donna Lu

14, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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‘Lies and trauma’: donor-conceived adults are still haunted by their origins
Australia’s fertility industry has undergone seismic shifts in practice, but for those born before these changes, past mistakes feel firmly in the present

Gary Nunn

09, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Freezing your eggs may be getting easier, but it’s no simple fertility fix | Eleanor Morgan
The process still carries health risks, high costs and a low chance of success, says author Eleanor Morgan

Eleanor Morgan

14, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Share your thoughts on the new extension plans for freezing embryos, eggs and sperm
We would like to hear your reaction to the existing 10-year-limit being extended up to 55 years

Guardian community team

06, Sep, 2021 @9:26 AM

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‘It became a compulsion’: how fertility forums took over my life
After years trying for a child without success, I sought solace in online message boards. Before long, I was spending hours a day poring over intimate posts, sharing everything with total strangers. Would it help?

Alex Holder

14, Aug, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Victims of Canadian IVF doctor who used own sperm win settlement
Judge expected to award damages worth C$13.4m (£7.7m) to hundreds affected by disgraced doctor’s methods

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

30, Jul, 2021 @3:19 PM

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Young, hot and bothered: ‘I was a 31-year-old newlywed – and then the menopause hit’
Rage, sweats and sleepless nights... this wasn’t how I’d pictured my 30s. But it was the start of a dual quest – to get pregnant, and control my demon hormones

Harriet Gibsone

19, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Mitochondrial donation: how an IVF procedure could help Australian families ‘break the genetic chain’
A bill before parliament would legalise the process that uses a donor egg so carriers of mito can reduce the risk when starting a family

Rafqa Touma

05, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘The process is shockingly void of communication’: how a graphic novel aims to illuminate IVF
Two-Week Wait is Luke and Kelly Jackson’s response to the challenges of fertility treatment – beyond the medical facts

Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen

06, May, 2021 @4:12 AM

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Letters

12, Mar, 2021 @4:32 PM

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