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The man who may have secretly fathered 200 children

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th January 2018

When Esther-Louise Heijs son asked if she could trace his genetic parent, she began a battle to find out whether she was deluded by her late physician, Jan Karbaat, who is suspected of fathering up to 200 of his patients children Twenty five years ago, when she was 35, Esther-Louise Heij made two decisions that […]

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‘ It tears every part of your life away ‘: the truth about male infertility

Published in Odd and Fun on 8th January 2018

Men are facing a fertility crisis, so why is most practical and emotional support offered to couples struggling to conceive is targeted at women? James and Davina D’Souza met and fell in love in their early 20 s. They got married five years later, and three years afterwards had saved enough to buy a family […]

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‘ It tears every part of your life away ‘: the truth about male infertility

Published in Odd and Fun on 3rd January 2018

Men are facing a fertility crisis, so why is most practical and emotional support offered to couples struggling to conceive is targeted at girls? James and Davina D’Souza met and fell in love in their early 20 s. They got married five years later, and three years afterwards had saved enough to buy a family […]

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‘ It tears every part of your life away ‘: the truth about male infertility

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st January 2018

Men are facing a fertility crisis, so why is most practical and emotional support offered to couples struggling to conceive aimed at women? James and Davina D’Souza met and fell in love in their early 20 s. They got married five years later, and three years afterwards had saved enough to buy a family home […]

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My life in sexuality:’ We had the hottest sex life- now we follow strict schedules’

Published in Odd and Fun on 1st January 2018

The woman trying for a baby My husband and I had the hottest sex life when we started dating. We were in our late 20 s and early 30 s, but you’d have thought we were adolescents, doing it every day. This continued after we moved in together a year later. I have always had […]

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My swimming odyssey:’ It felt like a last chance to prove what I was capable of’

Published in Odd and Fun on 28th December 2017

It seemed like the ultimate challenge: a 5km swim between Greek islands. But would it help me deal with a trauma to come? I had always thought I could swim. It may have been because I could run. It may have been because I wanted to swim. Or because I merely ever did 10 minutes […]

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The human who may have secretly parent 200 children

Published in Odd and Fun on 26th December 2017

When Esther-Louise Heijs son asked if she could trace his genetic parent, she began a battle to find out whether she was deceived by her late doctor, Jan Karbaat, who is suspected of fathering up to 200 of his patients children Twenty five years ago, when she was 35, Esther-Louise Heij attained two decisions that […]

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Woman gives birth to newborn that grew from embryo frozen 24 years ago

Published in Odd and Fun on 25th December 2017

Baby Emma Gibson came from an embryo that was originally frozen on 14 October 1992, in what could be a record duration between donation and delivery A 26 -year-old American woman has given birth to a newborn that grew from an embryo frozen 24 years earlier, in what could be a record duration between the […]

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This Baby Surrounded By Syringes Is Inspiring People For All The Right Reason

Published in Odd and Fun on 25th December 2017

Fertility isn’t something many young woman talk about, but perhaps that should change. And perhaps, this photo of an angelic baby surrounded by the syringes used for in vitro fertilization, will do the trick. Wow, what a photo. Thank you to Sher Fertility St. Louis and Dr. Dayal patient Angela, who shows the true definition […]

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The human who may have secretly fathered 200 children

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th December 2017

When Esther-Louise Heijs son asked if she could trace his genetic father, she began a battle to find out whether she was deceived by her late physician, Jan Karbaat, who is suspected of fathering up to 200 of his patients children Twenty five years ago, when she was 35, Esther-Louise Heij made two decisions that […]

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