Olive in the Media

Olive Fertility is dedicated to empowering patients and the public with the most up-to-date evidence-based information on fertility care and treatment. Internationally recognized as thought leaders, Olive’s fertility specialists are frequently featured in the media, speaking on a wide range of fertility topics.


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03 February 2018

Dr Tallon talks about egg freezing with Jill Bennet

Jill Bennet - Global News Radio

30 January 2018

Trend of 'social egg freezing' prompts Canadian gynecologists to release guidelines for physicians

More women are choosing to delay pregnancy until their 30s, but starting a family later in life comes with the risk of increased infertility which has some women choosing to freeze their eggs.

18 December 2017

Olive's Dr Niamh Tallon talks to CKNW host Maureen McGrath about egg freezing

Maureen McGrath - CKNW

29 November 2017

Olive's Dr Niamh Tallon talks to CBC about egg freezing

Back in 2014, Facebook and Google made headlines when they started covering the cost of freezing eggs for women who want to freeze their own eggs for possible use later in life.

04 August 2017

Scientists alter human embryo DNA: does this open the door for designer babies?

In a historical first, scientists have successfully altered a faulty gene in a human embryo. While some people in the medical community believe this is a major milestone, others are concerned it could lead to babies designed with enhanced traits rather than to prevent disease.

18 May 2017

Can a fertility diet actually help you get pregnant?

When I got pregnant with our second child, after almost a year of trying, I happened to be taking a break from eating added sugar. Did this coincidental timing play a role in helping me conceive?

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