Category: Fertility Events

LGBTQ+ Family Planning Workshop – Ottawa Apr 10-12

Have Questions? Ask the Experts.

Join Planned Parenthood Ottawa for an LGBTQ+ Family Planning weekend intensive in Ottawa, April 10-12. Led by Rachel Epstein of the LGBTQ Parenting Network and Chris Veldhoven from the 519 Church Street Community Centre.

This workshop is organized by and for people of LGBTQ+ identities. Throughout the weekend, we’ll explore the tactical, emotional, social,

Webinar Series: Pregnancies and Live Births from the Use of Donor Sperm

Would you like to learn How to Report Pregnancies and Live Births from the Use of Donor Sperm ?
If so, please join Outreach Health Services for our first official live webinar event to be held on Tuesday April 21, 2015 at 7pm EST.

To register please send us an e-mail at info3@creatingcanadianfamilies.ca

For more information, please click

IVF Funding in Canada: A Changing Landscape

For Canadian fertility patients, particularly those in Ontario and Quebec, 2014 has been eventful. In April, Ontario Health Minister Deb Mathews announced that an in-vitro fertilization (IVF) funding program would be implemented in Ontario. After the general election, the policy was confirmed. This was followed by the introduction of Bill 20 in November in Quebec. Residents of the province wer

Better…Better…Better…OFC goes LEAN!

Have you ever had an experience at a store, a restaurant or a business where you were completely blown away with the level of quality, service and attention you received? Perhaps you visited a restaurant where the host knew you by name and seated you at your favourite table without you having to ask. Your server approached you immediately and knew your favourite items on the menu. The food

Fertility Connect has Launched to Optimize Patient Experience

From August 2013 to January 2014, we surveyed our patients and facilitated focus groups on a variety of topics related to care, treatment and experience at OFC. We learned that we were doing a good job – 94% of patients are satisfied with the care they received at OFC. We were also proud to learn that 99% of our patients feel that OFC conducts its’ services in an ethical and fair manner.

OFC in the Community

Year round the team at OFC takes on a number of community initiatives, and the fall and holiday seasons are no exception. This October, members of our team participated in the Food Sorting Challenge at the Ottawa Foodbank, raising a $300 by hosting a bake sale in order to help feed less fortunate families in the Ottawa area during the holidays. In December, you can join forces with the OFC team

OFC Newsletter

OFC has launched a bi-monthly newsletter. Let us know what topics are of interest. Sign u

Press Release from OHRI

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First patients benefit from frozen egg donor program

OFC thaws first set of eggs for a frozen egg donor cycle with 100% survival rate.

Egg Donation Program now available to OFC patients

Information Session at OFC on March 25 6-8pm. RSVP to

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