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How do you actually get pregnant?

How do you actually get pregnant?

A single sperm has a short and fraught life — and it's highly unlikely it will ever achieve its goal of fertilising an egg. No wonder men produce so many of them.
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The miracle of pregnancy

The miracle of pregnancy

With often-hostile mucous, wayward, sluggish or just plain lost sperm and a conception window of just a day or two, it's amazing anyone ever gets pregnant.
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Understanding your cycle

Understanding your cycle

If you're trying to conceive, understanding your cycle can be one of the most important things you can do.
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IVF in 20s 'increases breast cancer risk'

IVF in 20s 'increases breast cancer risk'

Women who undergo IVF treatment in their 20s could be more likely to develop breast cancer in later life, a University of Western Australia study has found.
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US sperm donor fathers 150 children

US sperm donor fathers 150 children

US sperm recipient has discovered that her son’s donor has been used to conceive 150 children, with more on the way

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