In defense of the natural family

IVF mix-up leaves woman pregnant with couple’s twins

The rights of children: biology matters

The Brave New World of same-sex “marriage”

In-vitro pregnancies in U.S. hit a record high in 2012

Indiana: Argument over relevance of church doctrine during in vitro suit testimony

Judge rules Kansas sperm donor owes child support to same-sex couple

University investigates Utah clinic’s sperm-bank mix-up

The next frontier in fertility treatment

“Lesbian couple in New Orleans celebrate Christmas as the parents of quintuplets”

Scientist create ‘robotic sperm’ to help with fertilisation and drug delivery

Surrogacy industry sees boom in US

The Unregulated Sperm Industry

What’s Love Got To Do With It? | Kellie Fiedorek at Alliance Defending Freedom

Where Do (Modern) Babies Come From? | Alan S. Newman at Public Discourse

Fertility Doctors Aim To Lower Rate Of Twin Births

Beautiful Women Sell Their Eggs to the Highest Bidder, No Uglies Allowed

Lesbian couple to sue NHS after hospital ‘refuses them IVF’

Fla. Supreme Court: Egg donor has parental rights in lesbian custody battle

Are We Entering “A Brave New World”? | Nathan Cherry at Engage Family Minute

42 % Of “in Vitro” Conceived Children Develop Cancer, Reveals A Study By The University Of Lund

Former IVF baby warns of “three parent” IVF dangers

Modern Families and the Messes We Make | Jennifer Lahl at Public Discourse

‘She gave her eggs, I carried the baby’: ‘Two-mom’ IVF approach allows lesbian couples to share pregnancy role

Report: 5 million babies born thanks to assisted reproductive technologies

Indiana diocese in vitro suit must release docs

First Amendment Does Not Protect Diocese From Discovery Request

Jerry Brown Vetoes Sales of Human Eggs in California

Alimony for your eggs

“GOP Sen. Rob Portman Backs Gay Adoption, Silent on Fate of IVF Human Embryos”

Oregon: Woman Gives Birth From Human Embryo Frozen for 19 Years

40 men sue hospital after accidental thaw destroyed sperm

One-third of women conceive naturally after IVF

40 sperm donors sue Northwestern over destroyed specimens

Report Shows Huge IVF Failure: 3.8 Million Embryos Produce Just 122,000 Babies

Abortion Viewed in Moral Terms: Fewer See Stem Cell Research and IVF as Moral Issues

Bill would allow sperm donors to sue for rights, inspired by actor

Culture Challenge of the Week: Anonymous Fatherhood | Rebecca Hagelin at Townhall

What Are the Rights of Donor-Conceived People?

Is a Sperm Donor Ever a Dad? Time-Honored Answer in Jeopardy in California

    Harvard Law Bill of Health Blog: hould a man who donates his sperm to a woman so that she can have a child through medically assisted reproduction later be able to claim parental rights to any resulting child? Would your answer change if the man and woman had an on-again off-again romantic relationship in which they tried for years to conceive “the old-fashion way” before turning to assisted reproductive technologies (ART)? How about if the couple briefly reconciled after the child was born during which time the man grew increasingly attached to his biological son? These are the questions now wending their way through the California judicial and legislative systems.

  • Posted: 07/09/2013
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IVF baby born using revolutionary genetic-screening process

    Guardian: The birth demonstrates how next-generation sequencing (NGS), which was developed to read whole genomes quickly and cheaply, is poised to transform the selection of embryos in IVF clinics. Though scientists only looked at chromosomes – the structures that hold genes – on this occasion, the falling cost of whole genome sequencing means doctors could soon read all the DNA of IVF embryos before choosing which to implant in the mother.

  • Posted: 07/08/2013
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Rare In-Vitro Technique Raises Autism Risk, Study Says

    Bloomberg: The increased risk was among children born as a result of intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection in which a sperm surgically extracted from the testes is injected directly into an egg before being transplanted to the womb. Using the injection method with ejaculated sperm also raised the risks, though not as much, the researchers found. Less than 2 percent of children with either disorder were conceived using IVF, they said.

  • Posted: 07/02/2013
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UK government backs three-person IVF

Gender Identity, Egg “Bounty” Bills Head to Senate Floor | Cal. Family Alliance

Ohio discrimination ruling calls ‘ministerial exception’ into question

Christian schools at risk! Jury sides with lesbian Catholic school teacher fired for artificial insemination

Teacher Fired Over Artificial Insemination Testifies In Ohio

The New Birds and the Bees | Mark Regnerus at Public Discourse

Inter-American Court IVF Ruling Draws Fire from Doctors and Lawyers

Polish Justice Minister Fired After Embryo Remarks

The Meaning of the Gosnell Trial | Leon Kass at WSJ

    Leon Kass at WSJ: Consider abortion. After years of calling for abortions that are “safe, legal and rare,” the Democratic Party in its 2012 platform dropped such language altogether in an attempt to appeal to its feminist base. But viewing childbearing solely as a matter of personal reproductive choice, Dr. Kass says, “means we no longer see a child as a gift but as a product of our will to be had by choice only. That makes human choice the basis of all value”—at the price of the child, for “he or she comes from the hands of nature.”

  • Posted: 04/22/2013
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Scientists Pressure Women to Sell Eggs for $50,000 or More

The Sanctity of Life, Even in a Test Tube | Robert P. George at WSJ

    Robert P. George at WSJ: Sir Robert Edwards, the Nobel Prize-winning British “test tube baby” pioneer who died last week at age 87, devoted his career to developing in vitro fertilization as a technique to enable women afflicted with certain forms of infertility to conceive and bear children. As a result, there are millions of people in the world today—some now in their 30s—who otherwise would not have been born. According to Edwards’s admirers, their lives are his legacy.
    Yet Edwards was, and remains, a controversial figure. His critics fall into three categories and are a most unlikely combination.

  • Posted: 04/19/2013
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Southern Baptist Leader: Parents of In Vitro Babies Left Behind are Morally Responsible

Turkish woman with transplanted uterus may now be pregnant

Engineering our way to a eugenic future

Making Orphans: Harvesting Eggs From Abortion

Australian ethicist celebrates “in vitro eugenics”

Ca Legislation Would Require Insurance for Gay “Infertility”

Harvesting eggs from aborted babies to create IVF babies? Ten years later the story still horrifies

UK: HFEA advises Government to permit creation of three-parent babies

Public Ok With Creating Babies From 3 People UK Gov’t Says

Federal Court refuses to dismiss teacher’s suit versus diocese over firing for IVF pregnancy

We don’t buy and sell people | Bruce J. Clemenger of Evangelical Fellowship of Canada

Why and how we should tackle the sperm-sale industry | John Smoot at LifeSiteNews

Kansas sperm donor case: Former same-sex partner seeks involvement

Same-sex couples win more than visitation rights in custody battles

Kansas high court rules non-biological same-sex parent can have parental rights

Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court upholds law barring homosexual adoptions

Why and How We Should Tackle the Sperm-Sale Industry

Kan. Case Reveals Risks With Assisted Reproduction

It all began in Paradise | Manila Standard Today