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a free alternative family resource advocating for freedom of choice
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Sure, he looks good. But how about his sperm? That might not be such a ridiculous-sounding question, now that a new study has identified a link between men's facial attractiveness and the quality of their semen http://ow.ly/BqJOx

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Women are buying illegal fertility drugs on eBay rather than pay higher prices for drugs prescribed legally. Women who can’t afford to pay for expensive prescriptions are buying the drugs online for one third of the normal market price. http://ow.ly/BqG9j

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The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA), the UK’s regulator of fertility treatments, has reported that 504 UK sperm donors have fathered more than ten children each. http://ow.ly/ARjak

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EggBanxx, a New York City startup that promises affordable egg freezing, is throwing parties to educate women about the benefits of freezing their eggs. http://ow.ly/ACGpJ

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A new study, published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, shows that women with a vitamin D deficiency were almost half as likely to conceive via IVF as women who had adequate levels of the vitamin were. http://ow.ly/AmxHk

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A new IVF procedure that checks embryos for genetic disorders has resulted in a healthy pregnancy. http://ow.ly/zQSb6

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A new study, performed at Ghent University Hospital in Belgium and published in the journal Human Reproduction, suggests that women undergoing IVF treatment could reduce the number of times they need to visit the doctor by performing vaginal ultrasounds on themselves at home. http://ow.ly/zCaWe

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Commercial sperm banks have operated in the U.S. since the early 1970s. Today, women who can afford to use them tend do so without stigma. But banks are no longer the only source for women hoping to get pregnant. http://ow.ly/zjRq7

Women who use donor eggs during IVF treatment have a higher risk of gestational hypertension and preeclampsia than women who use their own eggs, http://ow.ly/z2kmM

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The New Hampshire Supreme Court has ruled that the former same-sex partner of a 12-year-old girl’s birth mother is the girl’s parent. http://ow.ly/yMsgC
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