Assisted Reproductive Technology

Pregnant Couples: Is it Wrong to Wish for a Girl Over a Boy?

Erica Berman | Posted 02.10.2013 | Canada Living
Erica Berman

There is a family-building circumstance that some people find themselves in, that seems to only provoke condemnation from others. I am talking about when a parent or couple is unable to conceive a child of a particular gender which they desire.

Should Your Donor Offspring Know Its Biological Parents?

Erica Berman | Posted 10.01.2012 | Canada Living
Erica Berman

As barriers to adoption increase, egg donation is becoming a more popular option for couples who are unable to use their own eggs. Because it is illegal to pay for eggs in Canada, it is often difficult for a woman to find a donor, so they head to the U.S. Many of the egg banks do not yet offer open ID donor programs and this causes a bit of an ethical dilemma. Should these individuals, desperate for a child, and without other options, not proceed with what is often the most accessible and affordable means of getting a donated egg because their hypothetical child may want to know the identity of his or her biological mother?

What Are You Waiting For? Doctors Advise Against Postponing Pregnancy

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2012 | Canada Living

TORONTO - New guidance from the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists is warning Canadian women against postponing pregnancy for too long.The soc...