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What I’m really thinking: the woman with a big snout

Published in Odd and Fun on 21st September 2017

You know what people are guessing when they see you for the first time. There might even has become a visible double take The hardest moments are strolling into or standing up in front of a room full of people who haven’t seen you before. I couldn’t work in a job as an educator, speaker […]

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Artificial wombs could soon be a reality. What will this mean for women?

Published in Odd and Fun on 20th September 2017

Technology is well on the way to realising ectogenesis, improving premature baby survival and increasing fertility alternatives. But it also has other, more frightening, implications We are approaching a biotechnological breakthrough. Ectogenesis, the invention of a complete external womb, could totally change the nature of human reproduction. In April this year, researchers at the Children’s […]

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The real reason women freeze their eggs | Eva Wiseman

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th September 2017

Its often assumed females freeze their eggs to stop the ticking of their fertility clocks so they can fissure on with their careers. The truth is rather different, says Eva Wiseman Theres a narrative that weve been told about why women freeze their eggs, which begins with aspiration for a career and ends with them […]

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Surrogate mother who sold same babies twice sentenced for scam

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th September 2017

French woman known merely as Aurore dedicated suspended sentence for victimizing two gay couples who hired her A French tribunal has given a one-year suspended incarcerate sentence to a woman is guilty of victimizing two lesbian couples who hired her as a surrogate mom. The female has been named merely as Aurore. Surrogacy is illegal […]

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Experience: I had a free birth

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th September 2017

We never extricated ourselves from the system; we just didnt go for check-ups or scans A free birth is one without medical assistance. For us, that entailed no scans , no the physicians and 58 hours of labour in our lounge: simply me, my husband, Flynn, and our friend Claire. Im 32 and a yoga […]

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‘ There was nothing incorrect with my spouse- it was me ‘: the men waking up to fertility problems

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th September 2017

Men have all the time in the world to have a baby, right? Not according to recent research. Gratify a new generation who are freezing their sperm and combating their biological clocks Myles Elton was 21 when medical doctors told him he might never have children. He and Erin were teenage sweethearts and had married […]

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What I’m really thinking: the woman trying for a newborn

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th September 2017

The last thing you should say to a woman who is desperately trying to have a newborn is, Try not to think about it. Its all we think about Read more: www.theguardian.com

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‘ We pray that this clinic remains open ‘: India’s surrogates dread adversity from embryo forbidding

Published in Odd and Fun on 11th September 2017

A new law stopping Indian girls carrying newborns to term for foreigners has devastating effects on women at a Gujurat clinic and couples from across the world In the reception of the Akanksha fertility clinic, Dr Nayna Patel has an article pinned to the wall. Anand clinic makes milestone with 1,001 st baby, the headline […]

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The age when you make ‘peak loneliness’- and other life milestones

Published in Odd and Fun on 10th September 2017

A new survey has found that 35 is the age at which humen feel the most lonely. But when might you feel the most creative or content? Everybody has to peak sometime. Were all vaguely aware of this. The problem is that science has taken that vague meh of lifes slide and is increasingly converting […]

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Uterus transplants:’ My sister gave me her womb’

Published in Odd and Fun on 9th September 2017

Lolita Wsterlund is one of the first women in the world to have a uterine transplanting. Now this pioneering surgery is coming to Britain. By Tim Lewis Moments after giving birth, her son not yet in her limbs, Lolita Wsterlund had an urgent dread. Does he have a really big nose? she near screamed. Her […]

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