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2011-07-21 09:00:00

Fairfax FaceMatch(TM) uses cutting edge technology to help patients "match" a photo of their choice to find their ideal sperm donor. FAIRFAX, Va., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fairfax Cryobank launched Fairfax FaceMatch(TM) in February 2011. Fairfax FaceMatch(TM) is a free high-tech tool that helps patients find their ideal sperm donor. In less than six months, Fairfax FaceMatch(TM) has experienced over 10,000 photo uploads by patients searching for a donor who resembles...

2011-07-06 23:56:52

Other important data the European IVF Monitoring group (EIM) on 2008 cycles and the International Committee Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ICMART) on 2007 cycles highlighted were Sweden's low rate of multiple births "“ the lowest in the world "“ and Spain's 30 % share of egg donations in Europe. The EIM collected data on frozen oocyte retrieval (FOR) cycles for the first time. Until today, egg freezing is still not offered on a wide scale but can be an option for...

2011-07-02 00:00:33

According to a survey conducted by the Reproductive Science Center of New England, passage of a bill that legalizes gay marriage in New York* will bring relief to the state's gay men and lesbians who are already parents and the many gay couples who intend to become parents. Boston, MA (PRWEB) July 01, 2011 Results of a survey conducted on GayIVF.com, a Reproductive Science Center of New England (RSC New England) website exclusively focused on assisted reproductive options for gay and...

2011-06-16 14:42:00

Shady Grove Fertility Helps a Man with a Rare Case Succeed ROCKVILLE, Md., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While most people perceive that infertility is mainly a woman's problem, male factor is the primary cause in 40% of all infertility cases, while an additional 10% of cases are a combination of male and female factor infertility. Shady Grove Fertility helps couples overcome male factor infertility with the use of specialized testing and progressive treatment options....

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...

2011-05-31 07:25:00

SAN DIEGO, May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) has come a long way since the first successful IVF birth back in 1978. IVF is safer and more reliable today. A variety of related procedures has contributed to higher success rates. Louise Joy Brown, the world's first "test tube" baby, was born on July 25, 1978. Since then, advances in medical science have made In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) safer and more effective. IVF is the process by which a woman's eggs are...

2011-05-17 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- California Cryobank (CCB), a worldwide leader in frozen tissue services, announced that Pamela Richardson has been appointed President of the company's Reproductive Tissue Services division. Hired to lead CCB's business development team in 2007, named VP of Sales and Marketing in 2009, and asked to head the Donor Department in 2010, Richardson has been instrumental in the company's continued success over the last four years. Under her leadership...

2011-05-11 00:00:28

May 15th kicks off Canadian Infertility Awareness Week. More than 350,000 Canadian couples struggle with infertility. Yet Canada, with the exception of Quebec, is one of the only developed countries where IVF is not publicly funded. Vancouver, Canada (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 May 15th kicks off Canadian Infertility Awareness Week. More than 350,000 Canadian couples struggle with infertility. For many, IVF is their best or only chance of getting pregnant. Yet Canada, with the exception of Quebec...

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...


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