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‘We felt cursed’: how altruistic surrogacy can give hope after years of sorrow

Published in Odd and Fun on 18th November 2017

Jessie Thomas says while she would recommend altruistic surrogacy to others, there should be room for some commercialisation of the industry Giving back is something Jessie and Marty Thomas have done their fair share of. Between them they have volunteered at various roles within their childrens sporting clubs and school surroundings and they help out […]

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UK doctors to attempt permission to create baby with DNA from three people

Published in Odd and Fun on 17th November 2017

Specialists poised to offer mitochondrial replacing therapy if governments fertility regulator approves the treatment Doctors will seek permission this month to create Britains first newborn from the Dna of three people if the governments fertility regulator approves the treatment for carefully chosen patients. Specialists in Newcastle are ready to offer mitochondrial replacement therapy( MRT) to […]

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UK doctors to attempt permission to create baby with DNA from three people

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th November 2017

Specialists poised to offer mitochondrial replacement therapy if governments fertility regulator approves the treatment Doctors will seek permission this month to generate Britains first newborn from the Dna of three people if the governments fertility regulator approves the therapy for carefully selected patients. Specialists in Newcastle are ready to offer mitochondrial replacing therapy( MRT) to […]

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

Published in Odd and Fun on 14th November 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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‘There was no child, I told myself’: life and matrimony after miscarriage

Published in Odd and Fun on 13th November 2017

She knew many pregnancies ended this style. So why did her miscarriage make one mom feel so alone? My husband and I were married on a cold, overcast afternoon the day before New Years Eve. Neither of us had imagined having a winter wedding, but we needed to marry by January in order to be […]

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UK doctors to attempt permission to create baby with Dna from three people

Published in Odd and Fun on 12th November 2017

Specialists poised to offer mitochondrial replacement therapy if governments fertility regulator approves the treatment Doctors will seek permission this month to create Britains first newborn from the Dna of three people if the governments fertility regulator approves the treatment for carefully selected patients. Specialists in Newcastle are ready to offer mitochondrial replacing therapy( MRT) to […]

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UK doctors to seek permission to create newborn with Dna from three people

Published in Odd and Fun on 30th October 2017

Specialists poised to offer mitochondrial replacement therapy if governments fertility regulator approves the treatment Doctors will seek permission this month to create Britains first newborn from the Dna of three people if the governments fertility regulator approves the therapy for carefully chosen patients. Specialists in Newcastle are ready to offer mitochondrial replacement therapy( MRT) to […]

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‘We don’t know if your baby’s a boy or a girl’: growing up intersex

Published in Odd and Fun on 28th October 2017

For generations, children with male and female characteristics have been assigned a gender at birth. Is there alternative solutions? Mothers, doctors and intersex adults share their experiences When Juliet Swire gave birth to her third son in February 2014, physicians told her not to tell anyone hed been born. She didnt announce Jacks arrival for […]

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I’m pregnant and want this second newborn- but not “the mens”

Published in Odd and Fun on 27th October 2017

A woman with an unplanned pregnancy says she is not sure about her relationship with the parent. Mariella Frostrup questions how unexpected the conception was The dilemma Im a 38 -year-old single mom to a wonderful six-year-old girl. I was on my own for three years before meeting someone who Ive since been assuring for […]

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‘We don’t know if your baby’s a son or a girl’: growing up intersex

Published in Odd and Fun on 24th October 2017

For generations, children with males and characteristics have been assigned a gender at birth. Is there an alternative? Parents, doctors and intersex adults share their experiences When Juliet Swire devoted birth to her third son in February 2014, physicians told her not to tell anyone hed been born. She didnt announce Jacks arrival for weeks […]

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