Posts Tagged ‘fertility’

Ovary Grafts Onto Forearms Produce Eggs

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Some women wear their heart on their sleeve. And others may keep something a little more exotic there.

New York scientists say they’ve enabled two infertile women to produce eggs by grafting their ovary tissue under the skin of their forearms. Radiation for cervical cancer had made one woman, aged 35, sterile, and surgery for benign ovarian cysts resulted in sterility for the second woman, 37.


How Getting Pregnant: My Way

Saturday, October 16th, 2010

When I was a teenager, I imagined I would be a young mother. I would have a baby in my early 20s, and every day I would sit in the sunshine by the ocean and breathe in the salt air. I would love every moment of having a baby inside of me, and I would never be lonely.

Things don’t always go the way you plan. I started my fertility journey at 33, the same year El Nino brought floods to Southern California — floods that made sitting by the ocean hazardous.