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Vietnam’s parents want a dragon son

February 14, 2012

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The desire for a male heir is particularly strong in an unusually auspicious yearMarianne Brown Guardian Weekly, Tuesday 14 February 2012 Dragon children? Babies are held by their mothers in the northern province of Bac Ninh, Vietnam. Photograph: Hoang Dinh Nam/Getty When Hai overheard her mother-in-law telling her husband to have an extramarital affair so […]

IVF study gives fresh hope to older women

January 13, 2012

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For women over 40, the chances of a successful birth could be boosted by transferring two embryos Jeremy Laurance Thursday 12 January 2012 Two embryos are better than one for maximising the chances of an IVF baby, according to one of the largest studies of success rates at fertility clinics. Transferring two embryos raises the […]

Gender Stereotypes Affect How Men & Women Talk About Infertility

August 11, 2011

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Infertility is one of the most difficult problems a couple can go through, and many people find discussing the issue with friends and family only makes things worse. A new study found that there are differences in the way men and women share information about their fertility problems with those around them, and there are […]

Gender Stereotypes Affect How Men & Women Talk About Infertility

August 11, 2011

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Infertility is one of the most difficult problems a couple can go through, and many people find discussing the issue with friends and family only makes things worse. A new study found that there are differences in the way men and women share information about their fertility problems with those around them, and there are […]

Free market babies and reproductive tourism

June 3, 2011

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As egg sales, IVF and surrogacy become more common and commercial, a conflict arises between social justice and profit. Donna Dickenson Last Modified: 30 May 2011 As reproductive tourism becomes more common, difficult questions are raised about reproductive rights and obligations [GALLO/GETTY]  Does India need a new independence struggle? The fight this time would not […]