Conception

Conception

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Clock ticking on frozen 'assets'

A looming legal deadline may spell the death of some people's only chance of having children.

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Sperm test: A male perspective

No matter how virile you think you are when it comes to depositing your baby batter in a small plastic cup you will never be impressed with your sample.

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Egg freezing parties

An egg-freezing party? Is it like a Tupperware party, only instead of talking about the most efficient way to store food, they talk about fertility?

Melody McCabe

Infertility and anxiety

Infertility, anxiety and depression are all things people are ashamed to talk about.

Sonia Kruger

Pregnant at 48

Australian TV host Sonia Kruger says she is "thrilled to bits" to be pregnant at 48 years of age.

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I was addicted to pregnancy tests

Jemma O'Connor became fixated with doing pregnancy tests, even after her pregnancy was confirmed with a blood test.

Melody McCabe

A big blow

Justin and I are on a long road, last week could best be described as a tyre blowing out.

Fertility Gaylene Kurth

Surrogacy review urged

Rules around the financial side of surrogacy need an urgent review, advisory committee says.

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Commercial surrogacy truth

The truth is, there are a lot of baby Gammys abandoned by parents who paid for perfection.

Adoption Sarah Salmon

Rocky road to parenthood

When I tell people I underwent fertility treatment in India they look at me as if I am mad.

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Acceptance after adoption

My view that every kid deserves a happy childhood, no matter what, has been hard to live up to.

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Coping with a miscarriage

My regular GP wasn't available. Her colleague was cold and clinical, filling in an ultrasound referral while I sobbed, gulping for air like a wounded child.

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If love could have saved you

Xavier was born into a cardboard bowl. I still don't go a day without thinking about the "what ifs".

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