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Greater mental health risks for IVF babies

Nicole M. King | 18 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: babies, IVF, mental health


Motherhood at 40: how women came to believe a modern myth

Miriam Zoll | 29 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: infertility, IVF
It's time the media and sex education told the truth about women's fertility.


Surrogate motherhood creates an ethical minefield

Margaret Somerville | 13 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Canada, IVF, Quebec, surrogacy
A gay couple’s government-funded IVF twins have created a storm of controversy in Canada.


IVF’s tarnished halo

Michael Cook | 06 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted reproductive technology, IVF, sperm donation
A horror story from Utah shows the crumbling ethical foundations of the assisted reproduction industry.


The legal maze of twins with three mothers

Philippa Taylor | 15 April 2014 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: adoption, IVF


Fertility treatment pioneer calls for caution

Shannon Roberts | 13 March 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family, fertility treatment, IVF


Barcoding embryos

Michael Cook | 04 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, IVF
What message is being sent when you begin life as a number?


When to bite the bullet and have a baby

Shannon Roberts | 23 February 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: IVF, motherhood, New Zealand


The painful quest of fertility junkies

Miriam Zoll and Pamela Tsigdinos | 12 September 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: assisted reproductive technology, fertility industry, IVF
A US$4 billion industry is selling its products to desperate and vulnerable women.


Gotten, not begotten

Margaret Somerville | 08 August 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: commercialism, IVF, surrogacy
The logical slippery slope to human embryo factories begins with surrogacy and gamete sales.


The painful pursuit of high-tech babies

Miriam Zoll | 22 July 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: IVF, motherhood, technology
Many women are deferring childbearing until they have the perfect partner and an established career. It's a big mistake.


IVF: a dangerous deviation from nature?

Nicole M. King | 16 July 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: IVF, women's health
Regardless of motives, women resorting to IVF may be running unrecognized cancer risks.


The No-Frills’ IVF for just $250

Nicole M. King | 15 July 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: IVF
A new development in IVF technology may make it affordable for infertile couples worldwide. What about the consequences for women's health?


The other controversial legacy

Michael Cook | 16 April 2013 | FEATURES |  
tags: bioethics, IVF, Nobel Prize, Robert Edwards
Robert Edwards, the inventor of IVF, died two days after Margaret Thatcher. History may show that his impact was even greater than hers.


Something is Unbegotten in the State of Denmark

Marcus Roberts | 03 April 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: birth rates, Denmark, IVF
Danish researchers are desperate for their country's birthrate to increase.


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