Infertility clinics

Infertility clinics

Behind the headlines: the physical and emotional costs of in vitro fertilization

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Linda S. William
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an attempt to present the reality of in vitro fertilization as it was experienced by 20 Canadian women.  Discusses the controversial success rates of IVF. Lists the details of what to expect in an IVF procedure. 

 


Visions for women's reproductive care

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Diana Majury
Connie Clement
Edition: 
Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article presents an interview with Diana Majury and Connie Clement to discuss why they do not support a strategy asking government to appoint a royal commission on reproductive technologies. 

 


 

 

Conception without sex

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Debra Pilon
Edition: 
Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explains the process of In Vitro Fertilization in detail and explores the pro's and con's of this choice for women. Points to the male power inherent in reproductive technologies. 

 

The emotional turmoil of infertility

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Marlie Manning
Edition: 
Vol 3, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1982
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article covers the issue of infertility. Identifies reasons why infertility rates are rising. Addresses emotional aspects. Proposes stronger advocacy for people dealing with the problem of infertility. 

Unraveling the fertility industry: challenges and strategies for movement building

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English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Online
Author: 
Shree Mulay
Edition: 
Vol.12 No.2
Publisher: 
Canadian Women's Health Network
Publication Date: 
Spring/Summer 2010
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

The author pulls out the main points and outcomes of a three-day international consultation on Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs).  The consultation brought together 90 participants from over 10 countries to discuss issues and concerns around the proliferation, and normalization  of the industry of ARTs.

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Available online only
ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039

University of Alberta Hospital Infertility Clinic

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Groups Served: 
Women with particular health conditions
Families
Organization Type: 
Educational Institution
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Clinical or health care services
Primary Telephone: 
403- 492-6537
Street Address: 
9-112 Clinical Sciences Building
City: 
Edmonton
Province: 
Alberta
Postal/ZIP Code: 
T6G 2G3
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