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Fertility Clinics

Is the Movie Delivery Man Plausible?

Naomi Cahn | Posted 02.01.2014 | Parents
Naomi Cahn

Outside of Hollywood, what happens when large groups of donor siblings search and find one another? While incorporating the reality of one or two new family members into your life seems daunting, the possibility of encountering twenty, fifty, one hundred, or even more is probably downright frightening.

Catherine Pearson

Are Fertility Clinic Sites Lying To Women?

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine Pearson | Posted 12.07.2012 | Women

Smiling babies. Confusing statistics. Talk of miracles. There is too little oversight of how fertility clinics market themselves online, a new report ...

U.S. Fertility Care: Ignoring Minorities?

Jim Hawkins | Posted 01.31.2013 | Women
Jim Hawkins

Last summer, I tried to uncover some evidence by looking at virtually every fertility clinics' website to see what these websites say about the cultural norms present in the fertility industry. Despite going into the project knowing the concerns of other scholars, I was surprised by what we found.

I'm Actually Going Through with It

Selvaggia | Posted 08.12.2012 | Women
Selvaggia

Naming the beneficiary of my eggs in the event something happens to me is not like donating organs; my eggs could create a new life with a piece of me after I'm gone.

My First Consultation at the Fertility Clinic

Selvaggia | Posted 08.07.2012 | Women
Selvaggia

I have received a few sonogram images via email in the past year, with the following difference: The one my friends sent showed tiny lives growing inside of them. Mine shows an empty womb.

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.

The Biological Clock -- for Donor-Conceived Offspring?

Naomi Cahn | Posted 08.24.2011 | Women
Naomi Cahn

As women face the ticking of their biological clocks, they may turn to donor eggs or donor sperm to help them have children. For women (and men) in Washington State, the fertility industry is about to be transformed.

Government Records Show Most Fertility Clinics Break The Rules

AP | STEPHANIE NANO | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

NEW YORK — The California fertility doctor who implanted the octuplet mom with lots of embryos was no lone wolf: Fewer than 20 percent of U.S. c...