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Why We Need Gender-Inclusive Terms for ‘Father’ and ‘Mother’ – VICE

A column about being a pregnant trans dad, and all the prejudices, healthcare challenges, personal dilemmas, and joys that come with making a family in 2021. Merriam-Webster defines parent, primarily, as a person who is a father or mother or a person who has a child. Mother is defined as a female parent and father is a male parent

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Do the COVID-19 vaccines affect my chances of pregnancy?

By ALI SWENSON https://apnews.com/article/health-coronavirus-pandemic-b081234cad2adcd0a5fb063434effe71 Do the COVID-19 vaccines affect my chances of pregnancy? No, theres no evidence that any vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines, influence your chances of getting pregnant despite a myth suggesting otherwise. Medical experts say theres no biological reason the shots would affect fertility

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COVID-19 Q&A: Addressing concerns about fertility and the vaccine – WVTM13

COVID-19 Q&A: Addressing concerns about fertility and the vaccine Updated: 10:51 PM CST Nov 10, 2021 Hide TranscriptShow Transcript ANSWERING THOSE QUESTIS ONFOR YO IAN: WE ARE WORKING TO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT THE COVID VACCINE. I RECENTLY ASKED DOCTOR KAREN LANDERS TO ADDRESS QUESTIONS VACCINE

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Shady Grove Fertility (SGF) to host donor egg treatment webinar for patients from the United Kingdom – PR Web

SGF will host a free UK Patient Donor Egg webinar on November 15, 2021, at 2:30 p.m. ET. WASHINGTON (PRWEB) November 11, 2021 Shady Grove Fertility (SGF), a leader in reproductive medicine, will be hosting a free UK Patients Donor Egg webinar for international information seekers who are interested in learning more about SGFs renowned International Egg Donor Program on November 15, 2021, at 2:30 p.m.

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Fertile man formally charged in Oklee shooting – Thief River Falls Northern Watch

Oliver Jon Berhow by April ScheinohaReporter A Fertile man has been formally charged in Red Lake County District Court after he allegedly shot an Oklee man outside of a home Monday afternoon. Oliver Jon Berhow, 27, Fertile, has been charged with felony second degree assault with a dangerous weapon causing substantial bodily harm, according to the complaint

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Expert: We have zero evidence COVID-19 vaccine affects fertility – WNEM Saginaw

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Jewish Fertility Foundation hosts formal kick-off event Nov 4 – Village Living

The Jewish Fertility Foundation, which provides financial assistance, emotional support and educational programming for people experiencing infertility, was founded in Atlanta in 2015. In July, the JFF launched its Birmingham office in partnership with Collat Jewish Family Services. Now the JFF will host a special kick-off event on Thursday, Nov.

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Colorado Fertility Mandate Will Not Go Into Effect On January 1, 2022 – Above the Law

Well, this is disappointing news for all those Coloradans who have been holding off on accessing or moving forward with medical assistance for infertility, hoping it was just a matter of months before their insurance would help cover the high cost of fertility treatment. The Colorado Building Families Act the state fertility access insurance mandate that had been slated to go into effect on January 1, 2022 will instead be stalled. When it will go into effect, if at all, is yet to be determined

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It took me six years of IVF and two miscarriages to realise fertility support in the UK is broken – The Independent

Fertility and IVF treatment were never something I considered when I was in my twenties and early thirties. However, society is quick to remind people of the womanhood penalty - the dilemma so many women face when they begin to contemplate whether they want to start a family: a career or a baby?

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Get the Facts on the Vax: Viewer questions answered about the COVID-19 vaccine for kids 5-11 – KCRA Sacramento

LINKING THOSE TOGETHER A LITTLE BIT BUILDING THEM. WELL LATE TONHTIG A COVID-19 VACCINE WAS APPROVED FOR CHILDREN FIVE TO 11 SO WE KNOW TH HAVE QUESTIONS SOME PARENTS HAVE CONCERNS ABOUT THE VACCINE DR. MARK CONCEPCION JOINS US NOW LIVE HES A FAMILY DOCTOR AND THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR LENDING YOUR EXPERTISE.

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Over one third of employers fail to offer fertility support – COVER

According to the platform, just over one third (36%) of businesses neither offer such support to staff nor have plans to offer it the near future.

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Chemicals found in everyday products found to be harmful to fertility – Mega Doctor News

Three studies led by a University at Albany PhD student found that a group of chemicals found in many plastic products are harmful to women who are pregnant and to couples planning a pregnancy.

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Global Sperm Bank Market Size & Share to Clock Impressive GrowthProjected to Reach USD 5970.0 Million by 2027 – GlobeNewswire

Noida, Nov. 04, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- An increasing number of infertility issues among men and women resulting from unhealthy lifestyles is driving the growth of the global sperm bank market.

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Fertility Concerns And Breakthrough Infections: Debunking Common Myths About COVID Vaccines – WYPR

Rumors and misinformation about COVID-19 and the vaccines to prevent the virus have been a major hurdle in efforts to convince Garrett County residents to get the shot. The rural county in Marylands westernmost corner is home to about 29,000 people, less than 39% of whom are fully vaccinated, the lowest vaccination rate in the state, according to state data.

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What You Need To Know About Pregnancy, Fertility And The COVID-19 Vaccine – WBHM

Roughly half of all pregnant women who have visited the maternity emergency room at the University of Alabama at Birmingham in the last two weeks have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Dr. Audra Williams from UABs Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. We are just seeing numbers that we have not previously seen during this pandemic of rates of pregnant women being affected, Williams said.

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The fertility industry is poorly regulated and would-be parents can lose out on having children as a result – Westport News

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Naomi Cahn, University of Virginia and Dena Sharp, University of California, Hastings (THE CONVERSATION) When embryologist Joseph Conaghan arrived at work at San Franciscos Pacific Fertility Center on March 4, 2018, nothing seemed awry. He did routine inspections of the facilitys cryogenic tanks, which store frozen embryos and eggs for clients who hope to someday have biological children.

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I didnt want to burn a year of fertility: The pandemic postponed their weddings. But not their babies – The Boston Globe

Its not just about the two of us anymore, Wood said. At this point, Im more interested in what [the baby] is going to wear to the wedding than what I am.

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Remote Work Is Creating a Digital Divide in Fertility – The Atlantic

Last year was a blur for Miranda Turner, but she remembers the day her kids school shut down like it was yesterday. On a Friday in March 2020, Arlington Public Schools, in Virginia, announced that it would close the following Monday because of the newly circulating coronavirus, sending working parents like Turner scrambling to figure out what to do with their kids. An attorney with the punishing schedule to prove it, Turner already employed a nanny to watch her 2-year-old, but she anticipated that two other childrenher 4-year-old and her anxiety-prone second graderwould have trouble adjusting to lockdown

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Beijing wants women to have more babies. So why isn’t it loosening rules on egg freezing? – CNN

So, in 2019 she took a train across the border from the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou to Hong Kong, where she froze her eggs in a private clinic.

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Australia’s fertility rate is at a record low. This expert says it’s a disaster waiting to happen – ABC News

It was a running gag early in the pandemic: all the COVIDbabies that would be conceived while couples are holed up at home together with little to do but bake sourdough and procreate! And yet, nearly two years later, we aren't celebrating a baby boom, despite birth spikes in certain places in Australia. "A baby boom is measured by fertility rates, not the number of births," ANU demographer Liz Allen explains. Fertility rates indicate the average lifetime number of births per woman, based on age-specific rates of birth.

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South Korea’s Total Fertility Rate Continuing to Fall – BusinessKorea

Last year, the number of newborns in South Korea and South Koreas total fertility rate again reached the lowest since records began in 1970. Statistics Korea announced on Aug. 25 that the former was 272,300, down 10 percent from a year ago, and the latter was 0.84 last year.

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Fertility Matters Canada Announces First-of-its-Kind National Event to Raise Awareness for the Unspoken Side of Fertility – Canada NewsWire

All proceeds will go towards new national advocacy strategy promoting equitable access to fertility care for over six million Canadians MONCTON, NB, Aug. 24, 2021 /CNW/ - Fertility Matters Canada (FMC), a national organization that empowers Canadians to help reach their reproductive health goals, today announced its inaugural Fertility Matters 6K, a national event kicking off October 15th, which is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day and running through to October 17th

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What do we know about Covid-19 vaccines and fertility? – Full Fact

19 August 2021 Weve been asked on WhatsApp for information regarding the Covid-19 vaccines and womens' fertility. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) which is the professional association of pregnancy, childbirth, and women's reproductive and sexual health says that there is no evidence to suggest that the Covid-19 vaccines affect fertility. Similar statements have been issued by the British Fertility Association, the NHS and Public Health England.

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Couple with unexplained fertility given 3% chance of conceiving welcome ‘miracle’ baby – The Mirror

Katie Taylor, 22, and Callum Oakley, 23, were diagnosed with unexplained fertility but were ecstatic when she became pregnant three days before she was due to start IVF treatment Image: Submitted) A couple has welcomed their "miracle" baby after they were given just a three per cent chance of conceiving. Katie Taylor, 22, and Callum Oakley, 23, were diagnosed with unexplained fertility. They surprised doctors by falling pregnant just days before they were due to begin IVF treatment, ChronicleLive reports

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‘Darcey & Stacey’: Stacey Silva and Florian Sukaj Have a Conversation After Seeing a Fertility Doctor: ‘We Have to Go Through This Whole Process,…

On the hit90 Day FiancseriesDarcey & Stacey, fans have seen Stacey Silva and Florian Sukajs relationship grow and change. They are finally in a better place together, and Stacey even convinced him to go see a fertility doctor with her. This week, they have a conversation, and Florian reassures her about the situation involving them trying to have a baby despite Staceys concerns

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