BlogCovering the world of fertility and third party reproduction. Check back every month for new articles, and information affecting intended parents, surrogate mothers, sperm donors, egg donors, embryo donors and fertility industry providers.
Sex Selection of Embryos: Inside of Canada Adrian and Lindsey are a gay couple who had twin girls through surrogacy two years ago. They have decided to complete their family building through a second surrogacy, but want to balance their family with the addition of a...read more
Intended parents struggling with infertility have a variety of options to consider for expanding their families. IVF is one of those options, but has historically raised a few ethical questions, such as what to do with unused embryos. Now a new area is presenting...read more
In public policy discussions of in vitro fertilization (IVF), the potential for multiple pregnancies (i.e. pregnancies with twins, triplets, or more babies) continues to stir up controversy. In some cases, multiple pregnancies can cause physical, mental, and financial...read more
The legal rights of sperm donors in Canada continues to be a murky area after a 2013 Ontario case settled out of court. In this case, a sperm donor, who was acquainted with the intended parents, later came to regret his decision to forego any parental rights to the...read more
Approximately 12-13% of Canadians experience infertility, and although a variety of causes may be to blame, there are few absolutes when it comes to solutions. Intended parents have a variety of options to explore beyond IVF to treat infertility or to build their...read more
Late last summer, comedian Jimmy Fallon announced that he and his wife had a new baby girl, Winnie Rose Fallon, who was brought into the world with the help of a gestational surrogate. While many people reacted with surprise to their news, the Fallons are far from the...read more