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.
According to the Ontario Ministry of Children and Youth Services, each year tens of thousands of hopeful parents turn to assisted reproductive technology (ART) and fertility support in order to grow their families. In some of these cases, intended parents turn to a...read more
As it stands today, there are three types of sperm donations in Canada: Anonymous; Identity disclosed; and Known. These three types of sperm donations present their own benefits and drawbacks to the donor, the intended parents, and the resulting children. Anonymous...read more
What Is In Vitro Fertilization? In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a medical procedure where a woman’s eggs are removed from her ovaries and fertilized in a lab with sperm from her partner or selected donor. The embryos created from the fertilization are returned to her...read more
If you’re new to the world of fertility treatments, surrogate mothers or egg, sperm and embryo donation, the first steps on your journey will no-doubt be daunting. There are many players in the field including fertility doctors, infertility counsellors, intended...read more
Here's an article on the importance of having a legal agreement between the intended parent and sperm donor. In this case, a woman who conceived using the sperm of an ex-boyfriend, and who successfully claimed paternity after the woman passed away. National Post...read more
Here is a very thought-provoking article about the use of assisted reproductive technology that might challenge our commonly held perceptions of procreation and family structure. The Ottawa Citizen Article Click here for more information on...read more