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2011-06-14 03:00:00

MANCHESTER, England, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With over 40,000 couples waiting on average 3 years to be matched with a suitable egg donor [http://www.babythoughts.co.uk ] via the NHS, UK start up Babythoughts offers a secure and confidential way for egg donors and recipient couples to get in contact and by-pass the current waiting list system. Once a couple have found a donor they automatically move to the top of the waiting list on the NHS. Alternatively, if preferred, the...

2011-06-11 00:00:29

Dr. Samuel Pang, medical director at the Reproductive Science Center of New England, was the first fertility medicine specialist in the region to help a gay male couples have a baby using donor eggs and a gestational surrogate. Those gay families and others will be celebrating Gay Pride throughout New England during June. Boston, MA (PRWEB) June 10, 2011 For decades it's been common for lesbian couples to get pregnant via alternative insemination using donor sperm. Gay men who want to have...

2011-06-08 06:50:00

NEW YORK, June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Fertility Association (The AFA) will host Family Building Tents at Gay Pride Festivals nationally in June to recognize and support Gay Pride Month. Each staff member will represent The AFA - the only all-inclusive family building fertility organization - at Gay Pride events in Boston on June 11th, Brooklyn on June 11th, Philadelphia on June 12th, and San Francisco on June 25th and 26th. The AFA will debut its new LGBT (lesbian, gay,...

2011-05-25 19:00:00

SAN RAMON, Calif., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For Christophe Job, 49, of Berkeley, Father's Day is doubly special this year with the recent arrival of a second son to help him celebrate a double victory against long odds: beating advanced cancer and twice becoming a parent. Cancer free for five years, Christophe celebrates this Father's Day with his wife, Kerry, 39, and sons Quentin, eight months old, and three-year-old Colin, both born with Christophe's frozen sperm in combination...

2011-05-20 10:12:00

SEATTLE, May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, first-of-its-kind Seattle in vitro fertilization program can save women 30 percent on the expense of conceiving a child with a donated egg. The cost-savings comes through Seattle Reproductive Medicine's new shared-donor program that lets two women use eggs provided by a single donor. The program cuts costs by thousands of dollars. At Seattle Reproductive Medicine, the total expense for a cycle of in vitro fertilization (IVF) with a donated egg...

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2011-05-11 08:55:00

The best chance of achieving a live birth after assisted reproduction technology lies within retrieving around 15 eggs from a woman's ovaries in a single cycle, researchers found. A study published in the medicine journal Human Reproduction found a strong relationship between live birth rates and the number of eggs retrieved in a single cycle. Researchers analyzed over 400,000 IVF cycles in the U.K. and discovered by increasing the number of eggs to 15 the live birth rate rose and then...

2011-04-27 14:40:00

PHOENIX, April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty years after the first American baby from in vitro fertilization (IVF), Arizona's economic woes have all but replaced the limits of medical know-how as the chief reason infertile couples aren't seeking help, says the medical director of Arizona's largest fertility clinic. "Compared to the early days, today's chances of IVF success are about five times greater," says Dr. Drew Moffitt, of Arizona Reproductive Medicine Specialists (ARMS). "But in...

2011-04-26 00:00:27

Fertility Practice Shows Support for Healthy Pregnancies Norwalk, CT (PRWEB) April 25, 2011 For the second consecutive year, Reproductive Medicine Associates of Connecticut (RMACT) is sponsoring the March of Dimes' annual fundraiser, "March for Babies," in Fairfield, CT. As sponsors for the Kid Zone, RMACT is providing goodie bags and a magician to entertain children at the walk's culmination at Jennings Beach. In addition, RMACT will have a team of walkers, including staff, patients and...

2011-04-22 00:00:29

The number of international couples seeking egg donors in the United States has grown exponentially in recent years, and Beverly Hills Egg Donation is at the forefront of this expansion. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 For many couples, egg donation is the only viable option for pregnancy. This can be especially challenging for couples outside of the US. For these couples, their best chance for success is often to choose a donor in the United States and travel for their IVF...

2011-04-20 14:34:43

The European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE) is setting the first ever standards in Cross Border Reproductive Care (CBRC). The safety of patients, gamete donors, surrogates and future children take centre stage in ESHRE's Good Practice Guide for Cross Border Reproductive Care, published today (Wednesday, 20 April 2011). The Guide aims to ensure high-quality assisted reproduction treatment as defined by the European Union criteria for good quality medical treatment...


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'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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