I would be lying through my teeth if I said I wasn’t a little overwhelmed… but I also know that with the help we have, there’s never going to be a baby not being held or a toddler not being played with. It will all work out. ~ Sarah Imbierowicz discussing the surprise news of […]
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And European countries are actively promoting higher birthrates. Did you see that British fertility campaign photo [above] of the old-looking pregnant TV presenter saying she wished she’d have kids earlier? Scare tactics. ~ Sarah B. Weir debating with colleague Beth Greenfield about the push for having children earlier in life rather than later, Yahoo Shine, […]
After standard treatment at the US clinic, the couple had 13 IVF embryos to choose from. The doctors cultured the embryos for five days, took a few cells from each and sent them… for genetic screening. Tests showed that while most of the embryos looked healthy, only three had the right number of chromosomes…. Based […]
It was definitely the most incredible moment of my life… I never imagined I would be in a delivery room with my mother in this particular situation. ~ Sara Connell describing the moment that her mother, Kristine Casey, gave birth to her own grandson via in-vitro fertilization, as discussed on an episode highlighting infertility, Katie […]
As horrible as this might sound, we found ourselves wishing these twins away. We considered a reduction for about 30 seconds. (That’s essentially an abortion of one twin, not both.) If you thought that IVF involved playing God, a reduction felt beyond brazen — Machiavellian, even. Give us a reason, we thought, as we had […]
IVF is already riddled with moral conundrums, not the least of which is the “selective reduction” abortions that often follow an overly successful IVF procedure (where a woman aborts one or more of multiple babies she has unwittingly conceived). There is also the problem of fertilized human zygotes (aka little humans) who are not selected […]
I want her to be happy and I feel like she wants a kid so bad. I take back some of the things I said to you thinking you were crazy about carrying her child. I still think it’s a huge decision, but I understand why you’d want to do that for your family. ~ […]
“They were both visibly upset. The mother was crying,” she remembers. “They said they didn’t want to bring a baby into the world only for that child to suffer. … They said I should try to be God-like and have mercy on the child and let her go.” “I told them that they had chosen […]
I published some articles about being the product of gay parenting and received hundreds of e-mails from around the world pleading with me to fight against a growing human-rights crisis caused by the LGBT movement….
[T]hey were children of sperm donors, troubled adoptees, people agonized by the baby-farming in India and elsewhere, gays horrified at what is being done in the name of “gay families,” religious people, atheists, people who know for whatever reason that buying babies and erasing fatherhood or motherhood is not the fruit of love….
Official statistics show that almost half of embryos used to help women conceive through in vitro fertilization (IVF) were thrown away during or after the process…. Since August 1991 more than 3.5 million human embryos have been created, producing only 235,480 “gestational sacs” or evidence of successful implantation. Of the embryos created, almost 840,000 were […]