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Is in Vitro Fertilization the Beginning of American Eugenics – No

February 5, 2018

In vitro fertilization, or IVF, is not the beginning of eugenics in America. IVF cannot, strictly speaking, be considered eugenics at the present time.  Eugenics is about choosing the “good genes” for the next generation, for example, breeding with an eye to making sure the descendants are stronger, smarter, or better-looking.  Currently, parents conceiving with […]

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In Vitro Fertilisation and the History of Eugenics in America – No

February 5, 2018

Although most Americans think of Nazi Germany when they hear the word “eugenics” the ideology and practice began in the United States in the early 1900s.  Beginning in California with Dr. Paul Popenoe, Paul Gosney, and Charles M. Goethe, it soon gained popularity with the nation’s elite as an offshoot of Social Darwinism.   Eugenics became […]

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How does a new Algorithm Test Predict Successful Live Births after a second in Vitro Fertilization

February 5, 2018

 Infertility for many couples is a serious emotional and traumatic predicament. World – wide 60 – 80 million and 7.2 million couples in the United States unable to have children. Fortunately for many infertility couples In – Vitro Fertilization (IVF) started in 1970’s, successfully resulted more than one million babies born worldwide. “The market for […]

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Legal Drawbacks of Sperm Donation

February 5, 2018

If you have to have a sperm donor in order to have children, it would be nice to know who the father of your children is, wouldn’t it?  Unfortunately, with the world we live in today, this is a slippery slope.  This man, who is helping you to have a child, could easily get caught […]

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Artificial Insemination Option for Single Women

February 4, 2018

Artificial insemination is expensive, but it doesn’t have to be. I know a woman who simply asked a close male friend for a sperm donation. The man agreed after talking it over with his wife. The woman then used a cervical cap to insert the gift semen and perform her own insemination. Nine months later, […]

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Miscarriage and your Relationship

February 4, 2018

Imagine that you walk around the corner and suddenly there he is, tall, dark, handsome, the man of your dreams. If your a woman reading this it is not to hard to imagine. Most of us have had that dream at some point in our lives. Meeting mister right, the big white wedding, and the […]

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How to help your Marriage Survive Ivf

February 3, 2018

In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a long, complicated expensive and painful process, and it has ruined many marriages. If you want your relationship to survive the rollercoaster ride of IVF there are a number of practical things that you can do: Manage the pain Unfortunately almost all of the physical pain involved in the IVF […]

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Factors that Affect Female Fertility

February 2, 2018

For women who are trying to conceive, viewing negative after negative on pregnancy tests can be very discouraging. Not only is it disappointing month after month to discover that you are not carrying that much-wanted child after all, but women experiencing problems with fertility can start to feel as though they are not “real” women. […]

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Pregnancy after Miscarriage

February 2, 2018

For a woman who is trying to conceive, miscarriage is a tremendous loss, regardless of how far along you were. It is not only the loss of a very precious and longed for life, but also of your hopes and dreams.  For most people miscarriage is a single tragic event. Having miscarried once, or even […]

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Why Stress Makes it Difficult to Conceive

February 1, 2018

It’s almost impossible to draw specific conclusions about the effects of stress on reproductive health – stress being an emotional phenomenon and reproduction a largely physiological one. And children are conceived and born in times of stress all the time – women conceive and give birth in war zones, in prisons, and during natural disasters, […]

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