30
Aug
2015

Light Therapy may reverse Ovarian Aging

I hope that one day, I’ll be able to tell my patients who have run out of eggs, “Wait, there’s a cure.” For now, I scour the medical literature for everything and anything that could possibly make a difference. While this study is in the mouse model, their findings may suggest that shift work and social jet lag (where the sleep/work schedule does not coincide with the sleep/wake cycle dictated by the circadian clock) affects ovarian reserve and manipulating it can reverse ovarian aging.

28
Aug
2015

What Not to Say To Someone Pregnant After Infertility

This is a great resource to avoid foot-in-mouth syndrome when supporting your friend who’s with child after going through infertility. This article is great!

28
Aug
2015

Lucy Liu Welcomes her Son Via a Gestational Carrier

Congratulations to Lucy Liu! US weekly  reports she welcomed home her son via a gestational carrier.

28
Aug
2015

Exceptional case out of the UK

If having a triple heart bypass at 21 years of age doesn’t make you exceptional, not sure what does! This is a story of perseverance out of the UK. They have a gestational carrier pregnant now at 20 weeks of pregnancy. Read their story here.

 

28
Aug
2015

Father Legally Responsible for IVF Baby

I don’t know the specifics of the case other than that the couple was married, did IVF and used donor egg and donor sperm. According to legal docs, he claimed he wasn’t the father since donor sperm was used. It makes me sad that a married couple had a baby through IVF then divorced to have a parent deny their child but I’m very relieved that the courts upheld that the intended father is the father, biologically related or not.

26
Aug
2015

One uterus, three generations, an incredible story!

This is a really incredible story. I never thought that I would see this in my lifetime. Read it here: Three generations of this family are linked to this one womb.

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