Entries for the ‘IVF’ Category

“Eggsploitation” nominated for Best Documentary in California Film Festival

Word has just been received that the film Eggsploitation has been nominated for Best Documentary in the 2011 California Independent Film Festival. Eggsploitation, produced by The Center for Bioethics and Culture, “spotlights the booming business of human eggs told through the tragic and revealing stories of real women who became involved and whose lives have […]

CÚline Dion names twin sons

(A very pregnant Dion and family areá pictured right on the September 2 cover of the French magazine 7 Jours. Click to enlarge.) Since we’ve been following singer CÚline Dion’s trials as she attempted to grow her 8-yr-old frozen embryos to maturity in her body, I thought I’d provide closure with great news. From CBS […]

Meet adopted embryos Grace and Luke

My friend Patte Smith, a sidewalk counselor in FL, posted these amazing pictures on Facebook yesterday. The first is of Luke and Grace on Day 3 after they had been created in a petri dish. At this stage of their lives they were 8 cell embryos. Click to enlarge… The 2nd photo is of Luke […]

Sexploitation symmetry: Come here to conceive, go there to incubate

From Slate, August 23: Reproductive tourism in India is now a half-a-billion-dollar-a-year industry, with surrogacy services offered in 350 clinics across the country since it was legalized in 2002. The primary appeal of India is that it is cheap, hardly regulated, and relatively safe. Surrogacy can cost up to $100,000 in the US, while many […]

Woman uses emergency contraceptive to kill wrongly implanted babies

40 yrs+ celebrity IVF pregnancies: Celine Dion and Kelly Preston

Three weeks ago 47-yr-old actress Kelly Preston and 56-yr-old actor husband John Travolta denied.) Then a week ago 42-yr-old singer CÚline Dion didn’t exactly quash rumors a few days ago that she’s pregnant as well.) Congrats to all. We’re praying for healthy babies. Even though we recently observed in 4443-yr-old Michelle Duggar that women over […]

J Lo: IVF a no-go

For any wondering (and I admit I was curious), Jennifer Lopez conceived her fraternal twins the old fashioned way – and wouldn’t have had it any other way. Some recent comments of hers on that topic are making quite a stir. From February issue of Elle magazine. “Just because of the way I was raised. […]

“Jon & Kate Plus Eight” ends

My poor daughter. I do wonder what psychological damage reality tv has wrought. As a teen she love love loved Jon & Kate Plus Eight. And last night we saw its demise, thanks also to divorce. I’ve written a couple times about the Gosselins (here), of particular interest to us because Kate conceived both sets […]


Who Is Jill Stanek?

Jill Stanek is a nurse turned speaker, columnist and blogger, a national figure in the effort to protect both preborn and postborn innocent human life.

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