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Alexandra and Callie Morris from Carlisle open up on baby dream | News and Star – News & Star

A Carlisle woman who was diagnosed with incurable cancer is hoping to fullfill another dream as she and her wife fundraise for IVF treatment. In February, Callie Morris, 29, was diagnosed with stage four bowel cancer - the same disease that killed her father three years ago. With help from the Geoff Brown Charitable Trust and other caring local business people, Callie fulfilled one of her dreams last month by marrying her wife, Alexandra Morris.

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Mum became pregnant after years of trying – just days before she was set to start IVF – Metro.co.uk

Katie and Callum with their new baby boy (Picture: North News & Pictures Ltd) A mum has told how she had her miracle baby after years of trying, finding out she was pregnant just days before she was due to begin IVF. KatieTaylor, 22, was in disbelief when she learned she was expecting after being told she had only a three per cent chance of conceiving. The carer had been diagnosed with unexplained infertility after a devastating two-year struggle to conceive with her fianc, Callum Oakley, 24

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These Indian medtech startups are changing how women take care of their health | India Digest Volume 63 – KrASIA

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Male fertility is declining studies show that environmental toxins could be a reason – North Carolina Health News

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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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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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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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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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Ontario’s Top Doc Says There Is ‘No Evidence’ That A COVID-19 Vaccine Will Affect Your Fertility – Narcity Canada

But joining a members-only club isn't supposed to be easy, so you should expect to jump through a few hoops before you get in the door. Some require a special invite, while others ask for a pretty hefty initiation fee but once you're in, it's smooth sailing from there with parties, cool amenities, and endless perks. So without further ado, here are seven members-only clubs in Toronto and what you need to know before you can join their ranks.

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On Indias population, let the data speak – The Indian Express

The old slogan, Hum do hamare do, woh panch unke pachchees (We are two, we have two; they are five and have 25) is probably still potent enough to appeal to popular perceptions of uncontrolled Muslim population growth despite scientific evidence to the contrary. At a critical juncture, when the states and Union territories in India are experiencing a sharp decline in fertility rates, population laws are back in the conversation

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Expanded infertility treatment coverage in Illinois paving the path for future parents, but there’s more work to be done – Chicago Daily Herald

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 08/24/2021 Heather Martinez Stork Foundation for Infertility 630-779-2721 Stork@Storkfoundation.org Expanded infertility treatment coverage in Illinois is paving the path for future parents, but there's more work to be done. JB Pritzker recently signed legislation to expand coverage of infertility treatments to same-sex couples and single people, but is it enough? While this is exciting progress, infertility treatments are still unattainable for many due to the high cost and lack of insurance coverage

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What Indian Men Need to Know About Sperm Freezing – TheHealthSite

If you are willing to start a family at some point, you and your partner may consider freezing the sperm. Sperm storage is the best insurance to prevent infertility, as it allows couples to choose to have children of their own

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13 Tips To Make Your Minnesota State Fair Trip the Best Ever – y105fm.com

The great Minnesota get-together is kicking off on August 26th in the Twin Cities and although some vendors are pulling out this year due to COVID, the fair is still going on as scheduled. Before you load up the car for a fun day at the Minnesota State Fair, check out the tips below that everyone should pay attention to

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How do I find the right sperm donor? – Motherly Inc.

Finding genetic material for your future children can be, to say the least, an emotional roller coaster. The potential costs of a sperm bank or the logistical challenges of using a donor you know can send many people down a hand-wringing internet rabbit hole. As queer midwives who have guided many families through these decisions, we'll outline the pros and cons of different donor options and tools for helping find the right donor for you.

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It’s science: An early bedtime for men leads to healthier sperm – Motherly Inc.

Taking a birth class is a pregnancy milestone. Whether you've been excited to take a birth class for a long time or have just recently decided that you wanted to take one, sitting down for that first lesson feels bigspoiler alert, this is really happening! But finding time for a birth class isn't as easy as it would seem

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Should Incentives be Introduced for Kidney Donation? – DocWire News

In a thought-provoking Viewpoint article in JAMA Surgery1, Arthur Matas, MD, makes the case for introducing a regulated system for incentives for kidney donation. Data from the US Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) show the extent of the kidney organ shortage in the US

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Khloe Kardashian & Tristan Thompson are not officially back together but she may STILL want a second bab… – The US Sun

Khloe Kardashian and Tristan Thompson are not officially back on but she may want to have another baby with him, The Sun can reveal. The KUWTK star, 37, is still "desperate" to have a second child with "cheating" basketball player Tristan, 30, via surrogate.

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