Scientific breakthroughs in fertility

By Suzanne McFadden In Science, Technology

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10th November, 2012
When Lyn and Ian Mason’s 11-year-old daughter, Kylie, was killed in a car crash along with Lyn’s mother 12 years ago, their world imploded. That Kylie had been born at all was a triumph against the odds – she arrived after seven miscarriages, when Lyn was 38. After 17 years of trying to have a family, the Hamilton couple had given up, and Kylie remained without siblings. Yet remarkably, after losing their precious only child in a car accident, the Masons were able to become parents again in their mid-fifties. “It was Ian who said one day, ‘Why don’t we have more kids?’” Lyn ...

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