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When It Comes To In Vitro Fertilization, 'Natural' Isn’t Better

Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr. | Posted 10.24.2016 | Healthy Living
Dr. Richard T. Scott, Jr.

All types of businesses and consumer brands have seized on the consumer’s desire for more “natural” products and services. Unfortunately, the wo...

It's Unwise to Define Frozen Embryos as Human Life

Mark Baer | Posted 04.06.2017 | Impact
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Mark Baer

The Missouri legislature is currently considering the enactment of legislation that would define frozen embryos as human life.

Donor Families Connecting: Love or Fear?

Wendy Kramer | Posted 10.16.2016 | Parents
Wendy Kramer

Parents can, and should put the needs and desires of their children to seek out and connect with half siblings and/or donors, above their own fears. This is the ultimate sacrifice that parents make for their children. It is also the greatest gift we can give to our children, and to ourselves.

Our First Sonogram

Pia Artesona | Posted 06.17.2015 | Parents
Pia Artesona

Oh my gosh! I could see a teeny little light flickering away. It was like the first scene in the movie It's a Wonderful Life when the angels are talking to God up in the galaxy. Every time an angel spoke the stars would glimmer and shine.

Mothering Is All About Survival

Pamela Brill | Posted 01.12.2015 | Parents
Pamela Brill

In the throes of my years of IVF, I never really spent time thinking of actually parenting these kids. I was so focused on growing them and keeping them in there and then birthing them and then having them not die in their sleep. And I did it. Three times.

One Good Egg: Scrambled and Fried at 45

Wendy Burch | Posted 07.05.2014 | Women
Wendy Burch

About three years ago I went public with a very personal battle. At the time, I had just turned 42. I had a great, big life... but I didn't have a little one in it. I had always wanted to have a baby.

Woman Seeks Benefits For Children Conceived After Father's Death

Detroit Free Press | Paul Egan | Posted 01.13.2013 | Detroit

Note breakout at end; 23 inches without breakout.(AT) By PAUL EGAN Detroit Free Press LANSING, Mich. -- A case of whether children conceived throug...

Three Parents? New IVF Technique Stirs Controversy (WATCH)

Posted 09.28.2012 | Science

A new IVF technique being debated in England uses three genetic parents to create an embryo. This procedure helps avoid possible mitochondrial disease...

Carlos Harrison

'Latin America's Roe v. Wade' Case Heads Towards Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | Carlos Harrison | Posted 09.06.2012 | Latino Voices

A case that pro-abortion rights advocates are calling Latin America’s “Roe v. Wade” moved Wednesday to an international court, which could make ...

My First Time in a Fertility Clinic

Selvaggia | Posted 08.05.2012 | Women
Selvaggia

I'm not ready to be a mother, but I do not want to wake up one day and regret having played or let someone else play with my right to motherhood.

Women Aren't The Only Ones Investing In In Vitro

The Wall Street Journal | Posted 02.24.2012 | Women

Julie Barth's prayers were answered when a doctor in Crystal Lake, Ill., told her in vitro fertilization might get her pregnant. But he didn't stop...

Catherine Pearson

With IVF, Two Eggs Are Good, Three Too Many, Study Shows

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 01.18.2012 | Parents

Women undergoing in vitro fertilization should never have more than two embryos implanted, according to a new study out of the UK. It finds that those...

Cara Santa Maria

WATCH: In Vitro Meat

HuffingtonPost.com | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.20.2012 | Science

Would you eat a hamburger grown in a petri dish? How would you feel if your breakfast sausage came from the lab? Well, scientists are getting close to making this a reality.

Israel's In Vitro Baby Boom

The Huffington Post | Brenna Cammeron | Posted 09.17.2011 | Women

For most childless couples, in vitro fertilization is an effective but prohibitively expensive road to motherhood that dangles tantalizingly out of re...

A Controversial Nobel Prize For In Vitro Fertilization

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I find myself somewhat ambivalent about Edwards's Nobel Prize for in vitro fertilization, but for reasons diametrically opposed to those of the Vatican. My issues are with the babies that ARE born.