Dr. Kashyap spoke with Ming Pao Vancouver about infertility in the Chinese community and treatment options. *Correction: Please note that our Medical Office Assistant Agnes Cheung is mistakenly identified as “Dr. Wendy” in the article.
Two years ago, Rob Furlan and his partner Kim McNulty decided to delay starting a family so they could travel. Little did they know, McNulty, then 34, already had fertility problems that would later make it much more difficult to conceive. Find out how Genesis Fertility Centre helped them achieve their dream of becoming parents.
While some mothers may not know they’re pregnant and give birth on an airplane flight, other families aren’t as lucky, with one in six Canadians struggling with fertility. 24 Hours Vancouver speaks to Dr. Sonya Kashyap on what people should know about fertility and fertility treatments.
The recent news that actress Sofia Vergara is facing a lawsuit from her ex-fiancé over the fate of their frozen embryos is shining a light on the embryo freezing process. Dr. Kashyap explores some of the complications surrounding embryo freezing in comparison to egg freezing over on The Huffington Post
In a historic vote on February 3, 2015, the UK became the first country to allow a new, modified IVF technique called mitochondrial DNA transfer, which uses DNA from three people–two women and one man–to create a baby. Dr Kashyap breaks down the medical terminology surrounding this new process and explains what it may mean for the future of Artificial Reproductive Technology here.
When Apple and Facebook announced that they would be funding egg freezing for their female employees, the announcement was met with mixed reviews. Some saw this as the tech companies’ way of giving women more choice around career and starting a family; others saw this as a misguided attempt to recruit and retain female employees. In order to further understand the contentious fertility preservation method, Dr. Sonya Kashyap has penned an article on Huffington Post with facts and figures on egg freezing and how the medical procedure applies to Canadians.
Sep 2014: Sing Tao newspaper reported the birth of Olivia, the first child in Canada to be conceived with the help of the Early Embryo Viability Assesment (Eeva) Test. Olivia’s mother, 40 year-old Darla Macey-Nicholson, is ecstatic about the latest addition to her family.
News1130‘s Alison Bailey spoke with our medical director, Dr. Sonya Kashyap, on the use of the Early Embryo Viability Assessment (Eeva) Test to help conceive Olivia, the first child in Canada born with the help of the reproductive technology.
Darla Macey-Nicholson, mother of Olivia – the first child conceived with the help of the Early Embryo Viability Assessment (Eeva) Test, had a chance to sit down with 24 Hours’ Jane Deacon and to explain why the groundbreaking reproductive technology is so important to her.
The staff at our fertility clinic are avid supporters of individuals and couples having children when they think they are ready. As Canadian Infertility Awareness Week approaches at the end of May (24-31), there’s no better time than now to consult with your family doctor about options for maintaining and extending your fertility.
One option of extending your fertility is to have your eggs frozen.
Our medical director, Dr. Sonya Kashyap, wrote an opinion piece in the Vancouver Sun explaining why people should consider egg freezing as an option should they choose to have children later in life.
Daily Parent‘s Gina Roberts-Grey had a chance to talk to our medical director about the pros and cons of waiting to have a baby. Read about Dr. Sonya Kashyap’s advice as well as those from other medical professionals in the article, “When is the Right Time to Have Kids?”
We’ve been featured in “Canada’s Premiere South Asian Lifestyle Magazine”!
Drishti Magazine had a chance to interview our medical director, Dr. Sonya Kashyap, about the use of Early Embryo Viability Assessment (Eeva), the first use of the assisted reproductive technology in Canada.
We are a multicultural organization and we take great pride in that fact. We also highly value our multicultural, multilingual clients.
We were honoured to have Ming Pao and Fairchild Radio interview us at our Canadian launch of Early Embryo Viability Assessment (Eeva) on January 29, 2014. Fairchild Radio broadcasted the news the night of the launch in both Mandarin and Cantonese while Ming Pao’s Victoria Chang took an in-depth look at both Eeva and in vitro fertilization (IVF) technology as a whole. To view Ming Pao’s coverage, please click here.
Vancity Buzz, one of Vancouver’s most prominent blogs, takes a behind-the-scenes look at Genesis Fertility Centre and the city’s latest in innovative fertility technology, Eeva (Early Embryo Viability Assessment).
The Globe and Mail’s Andrea Woo was at Genesis Fertility Centre to view Eeva’s first appearance in Canada. She was on hand to talk to Dr. Sonya Kashyap, medical director of Genesis Fertility Centre, embryologist Herman Rodriguez, as well as Darla Macey-Nicholson, the first woman in Canada to be pregnant using the Eeva test.
Canadian Infertility Awareness Week is upon us and Dr. Sonya Kashyap was on CTV Morning Live this morning to talk about infertility, a medical condition that plagues one in six couples in Canada. Deana Burtnick and her daughter, McKinley, were also on air to talk about how the clinic made Deana and her husband’s dream come true. Click here to find out what infertility means to Canadians and how advances in technology can help people conceive.
Jan 2014: Global News: Time-lapse technology improves fertility odds
Genesis Fertility Centre debuted Eeva (Early Embryo Viability Assessment) to Canada at yesterday’s media launch. Global News BC was on the scene to film the action.
Mar 2011: Global TV
In March, 2011, Global TV BC (channel 11 for those in the lower mainland) aired a series on fertility on their 6 o’clock news hour.
In Vitro Fertilization
Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis – PGD
Affordability of Fertility Treatments
May 11, 2017: Listen to Dr. Sonya Kashyap speak on 98.3 Roundhouse Radio (Evenings with Kirk LaPointe)
May 2016: Dr Kashyap opens up the IVF conversation with Pulse 107.7 FM during Infertility Awareness Week.
Sep 2014: Dr. Sonya Kashyap had a chance to speak with CKNW’s Jon McComb this morning about the Eeva Testand its relevance to assisting those who are experiencing infertility.
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From Our Patients
Shelby found out she had endometriosis and blocked Fallopian tubes. She wasted no time and after a call to Genesis Fertility Centre in Vancouver…3 months later she was pregnant with her daughter MacKenzie.