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Getting the snip: Vasectomies on the rise

Getting the snip: Vasectomies on the rise

Vasectomies are increasing again, and many more young men in their 20s and early 30s are choosing not to have children.

  • by Julie Power

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Lifting the veil of secrecy around donor conception
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Lifting the veil of secrecy around donor conception

Parents who used donor sperm, eggs or embryos were once told to keep that a secret from their children - but mounting evidence shows that's not a good idea.

  • by Joe Hinchliffe
Frozen in time: How fertility clinics are targeting millennial women
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Frozen in time: How fertility clinics are targeting millennial women

Clinics that once catered almost exclusively to women at the older end of their childbearing years are hosting egg-freezing parties for younger women.

  • by Ruth La Ferla
Dead man's sperm off limits to partner wanting baby, court rules
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Dead man's sperm off limits to partner wanting baby, court rules

The state government has refused to say if it will change legislation after the Supreme Court called for clarity in the legal grey area.

  • by Carrie Fellner
Less than half of young women know when fertility declines: study
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Less than half of young women know when fertility declines: study

An Australian study found that, while young people overwhelmingly want children, few understand the biological limits on natural conception.

  • by Mary Ward