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Frozen Embryos

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Her Last Chance For A Baby. His Fight Against Forced Fatherhood. The Court Must Decide. | Kim Bellware | Posted 01.26.2015 | Parents

When Karla Dunston learned there was a tumor growing behind her breastbone, the 38-year-old emergency room doctor from Illinois knew she had little ti...

Embryo Limbo

Pamela Brill | Posted 03.13.2015 | Parents
Pamela Brill

Deep in a freezer, suspended in preservative fluid, lie two of my embryos. They are part of my little one's cohort. The two that were ok but not great. The two we left frozen in the event that my little Jude wasn't to be. I neurotically like having a back up plan. Not just for me, but for my sisters.

Commercialized Conception Casualties: "Brave" Baby Making?

Mirah Riben | Posted 02.18.2015 | Healthy Living
Mirah Riben

Will baby-making simply continue in this wild-west fashion? Is having a baby a "right" for everyone and anyone who can afford it, no matter how it is accomplished, with the means determined only by what is possible?

How Do You Like Your Eggs?

Wendy Burch | Posted 07.19.2014 | Women
Wendy Burch

"How do you like your eggs?" is usually a question I am asked at my neighborhood Denny's by a waitress names Wanda. It's not the sort of question I expect to hear from my doctor.

What Happens After Fertility Treatments Don't Work

Risa Sugarman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Women
Risa Sugarman

This is what it has felt like since I received the phone call, "I am so sorry but your embryo did not survive the thaw."

Is Surrogacy on Its Way to Becoming 'The New Normal'?

Fred Silberberg | Posted 08.20.2012 | Parents
Fred Silberberg

Understanding surrogacy's legal structure and its step-by-step process can help make the process more manageable and allow parents-to-be to realize the joy which surrogacy can bring.

Sing You Home Is a Cauldron of Controversy

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

Jodi Picoult is an amazingly talented writer and this story is one of her most affecting. But certain stumbles take away from its overall impact.

Sherri Shepherd On Her Frozen Embryos: Those Are My Little Boys

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On today's "The View," Sherri Shepherd was discussing the embryos she had frozen. She referred to them as "my little boys" and said, regardless of wh...