How to find a sperm or egg donor: Interview with Erika Tranfield from PrideAngel

How to find a sperm or egg donor: Interview with Erika Tranfield from PrideAngel During a recent Fertility Fair in Berlin I had a chance to speak to Erica Tranfield from the Pride Angel. PrideAngel is an unusual website, kind of a "dating service" which brings together egg donors, sperm donors and co-parents online. On the website, it is possible to get an onsite-mail, create a profile and search for thousands of members and communicate with them safely. [...]

2018-06-18T08:02:23+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Tags: , , |

Five over-35-fertility-news items I thought you may like to hear about

Five over-35-fertility-news items I thought you may like to hear about Image credit: marin at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Sometimes I love to tell long stories and take a lot of time to research one single topic. Some other times I come across smaller news items related to getting pregnant after 35 which are not big or interesting enough to develop into articles, but could potentially be important for some of you. So today I will [...]

How to energize old eggs with new technologies

How to energize old eggs with new technologies Image credit: digitalart at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Starting a family is one of the most common dreams of women all around the world. Modern medicine has not only extended our lifespan as human beings, but has allowed women to wait a little longer before jumping right into the bandwagon of partnership and baby-making. Women are now able to finish school, pursue a career, and travel the world, before starting on [...]

2018-06-18T12:47:55+00:00 March 6th, 2015|Tags: , , , |

Lack of knowledge among women concerning fertility after 35

Lack of knowledge among women concerning fertility after 35 In a recent article in the Washington Times, Janice Shaw Crouse presented an overwhelming concern regarding a lack of knowledge among women concerning their window of fertility. Crouse went on to explain that attaining an understanding of women’s biological clock is perhaps more important than ever concerning a number of political and cultural factors. Exactly what reproductive research has been telling us for years! For example, [...]

Poor egg quality can be improved and here is how

Poor egg quality can be improved and here is how Image courtesy of sommai at FreeDigitalPhotos.net Do you have reasons to think you may have poor egg quality? Are you are struggling to conceive due to your age of over 35, high FSH, or any unexplained cause? There is really no need to feel desperate. It is still possible to become pregnant, and the best is that there are many things you can do yourself to [...]

2018-06-19T08:34:53+00:00 December 30th, 2014|Tags: , , |

The most common sexual fantasies of women over 35

The most common sexual fantasies of women over 35 Photo coursesy of adamr at FreePhotoImages.net The Internet is full of half-information on biological clocks ticking away the last minutes of child-bearing years. In terms of biology, if this problem were real, women would have evolved physiological mechanisms to help them capitalize on their remaining fertility. In other words, nature must have helped us to develop mechanisms to increase the likelihood of getting pregnant [...]

2018-06-19T08:36:28+00:00 December 22nd, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Women bear the entire load of infertility on their own back?

Women bear the entire load of infertility on their own back? No matter which issue related to getting pregnant is discussed: how long should a couple keep trying before visiting a specialist, how to track ovulation, or which foods help to get pregnant - it was only about a dozen of times or less that I've been approached by men to talk about infertility (and almost all belonged to the extended circle of my friends). Basically, it [...]

2018-06-19T09:06:40+00:00 July 7th, 2014|Tags: , , , |

Over 40 and few eggs left: case of my friend Elena B.

Over 40 and few eggs left: case of my friend Elena B. Almost 40 and no eggs left? Image courtesy: jannoon028 at FreeDigitalPhotos.net  The first email I had a look at this morning was from my dear Itallian friend Elena (name changed). I know that she’s been trying to get pregnant for about a year now, and with each new email from her a part of me is hoping to hear good news. [...]

2018-06-19T09:30:12+00:00 June 27th, 2013|Tags: , , , , |