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Too Many Women Are Assaulted By Their Sperm Donors
Founder of the Sperm Donor Abuse Foundation
The power imbalance – men hold the sperm and women need it – immediately creates the mechanisms for abusive patterns of behavior.
Mom and Dad Did WHAT to Prince's Music?
Native Chicagoan, transplanted Texan, and heartfelt Mississipp...
As my son was sharing his high school classmates' reactions to the announcement, he mentioned that upon hearing the news, a girl in his class started crying and exclaimed, "
My parents made me to Prince!
This Is Infertility
Passionate about healthy living, travel, and encouraging other...
It's having your desires and dreams since a little girl put on hold. It's lots of tears. It's lots of pain. It's lots of heartache. This is infertility.
GPS FOR THE SOUL
Aborted? Why Not? Adopted? Why?
Freelance Writer, Thinker, Mom, Daughter, Sister, Friend, Life...
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IVF Linked To Birth Defects And Childhood Leukemia
By Lisa Rapaport, Reuters
Still, the findings are too preliminary to deter women trying to conceive with reproductive technology.
Virgin Birth Can Affect Your Life, Believe It or Not
Author of novels on the intersection of sex and spirituality: ...
Infertility Issues: What Men Need to Know
Dr. David Samadi
Chairman of Urology, Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Ho...
The wish to establish a family is a primal desire; however for 10-15 percent of couples in the United States this may not be possible.
A Court Case Pregnant With Advice and Counsel
By the end of June, the U. S. Supreme Court will deliver its decisions regarding same-sex marriage and, as well, the healthcare law whose controversial provisions include some contraception and abortion coverage.
The Cider House Rules
-- and a Supreme Court Ruling
For those birthing presidential campaigns and those conceiving runs for legislative power and those lusting for criminal court judgeships,
The Cider House Rules
Griswold v. Connecticut
should be required reading.
Kim Kardashian: How Does a Marriage Survive Infertility?
Dr. Jane Greer
SHRINK WRAP by Dr. Jane Greer - Marriage and Family Therapist,...
The most important thing is to support each other and go through this as a team, which will keep you close and connected. That appears to be what Kim and Kanye are doing.
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The Void When You're Done Having Children
Writer, humorist, transparent mom. Blogger at tonihammer.com
My husband had a vasectomy. Since we never planned on having kids in the first place, and now we had two children born 355 days apart, it seemed appropriate. It was the right thing, and the best thing, to do for us, our family and my uterus. What I hadn't planned for was "the void."
Embracing the Reproductive Rights of HIV-affected Couples: It's Time
Love note writer + public displays of affection + mapping the ...
While condoms have been the gold-standard HIV prevention method, when HIV-affected couples want to have a baby, they must necessarily consider other options, weighing the risk of possible HIV transmission with their natural desires to have a child.
The Decision We Agonized Over, But Do Not Regret
The Next Family
Online magazine for the modern parent
At conception and in the months before birth, we make parental choices before we meet our child or children. The best we can do is to make educated decisions based on science, faith and what we feel is right.
Don't Do This While Trying to Conceive
While planning a pregnancy can be an excitingly blissful time, it can also be extremely stressful when it's not happening as quickly as you'd hoped. But agonizing over not getting pregnant can be the exact thing that's keeping you from conceiving.
A Lesson From My Grandma In The Miracle Of Life
Meredith Franco Meyers
Sometime during that first week of the new year, as I thought very deeply about my grandmother's influence on my life, knowing her light was fading, I began to feel sick and very, very tired.
The Fertility Basics A Surprising Number Of Women Don't Know
Fear Upon Fear for the Fourth of July
Norma Cook Everist
Professor, Wartburg Theological Seminary
What is there to win? No woman wants to "win" by having to have an abortion. Do the primarily white male legislators fear losing control? Losing political contributions? Do men fear losing out to women who really do need freedom for health care of their own bodies?
Seriously Though, What Is A Baby?
H.R. 1096, S. 583, The Pauls and the Magic of Morphogenesis
Professor of Comparative Literature, Chapman University
At the time of conception the human embryo is not significantly different from a shark, a salamander, a lizard, a chicken, a rabbit or a pig.
5 Things Never To Say To An Adoptive Parent
A while ago, I was thinking of adopting a child. When I told a friend, she asked, "But don't you want any of your own?" I was floored. Years later, a co-worker always referred to her friend's kid as "Lisa's adopted baby." That would be like saying, "Lisa's egg donor baby."
Science, Religion and Embryos
Karl Giberson, Ph.D
Professor of Science and Religion, Stonehill College
A friend of mine is in the late stages of a tragic pregnancy that will lead either to a stillborn baby or, at best, to a baby that will struggle for a few hours and die. The prognosis was made early on and the decision to take the baby to term was made.
Lawmaker Targets Rapists' Rights
LOOK: New Model Predicts Women's Odds Of Getting Pregnant
The One Question You Shouldn't Ask a Couple
Author, Artist and Speaker - SheerBalance.com and TinyToesDesi...
If you're married, you've probably experienced lots of prodding about various aspects of your life and marriage. But let's face it, there is one topic that is front and center almost as soon as the nuptials are exchanged.
Life Begins Before Conception? You Zygote to Be Kidding
Author, retired movie critic
If reasonable heads were to prevail, the GOP might realize that they would have a better chance of passing an amendment that states their actual purpose -- the criminalization of all abortions -- than one that makes germinated eggs more important than even their mothers' lives.
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