US women go into debt for IVF

Michael Cook | 23 May 2015 | Comments
tags: IVF, IVF finance
IVF could be cause of financial distress for some couples.

A “revolution” in IVF technology?

Michael Cook | 16 May 2015 | Comments
tags: IVF
A US company uses a woman's own mitochondria to boost poor eggs

British woman seeks to bear dead daughter’s child

Michael Cook | 09 May 2015 | Comments
tags: HFEA, IVF, new frontiers, UK
Frozen eggs to be fertilised with donor sperm.

Life imitates art in Hollywood once again

Michael Cook | 02 May 2015 | Comments
tags: embryo custody, Hollywood, IVF
The saga of Sophia Vergara and Nick Loeb.

German IVF mum to give birth to quadruplets

Xavier Symons | 25 April 2015 | Comments
tags: Germany, IVF, reproductive rights, Ukraine
A 65-year-old German woman has fallen pregnant via IVF to quadruplets.

Britain’s first IVF paternity case

Michael Cook | 29 March 2015 | Comments
tags: human drama, IVF, paternity tests
Another dispatch from the Wild West of assisted reproductive technology.

Dolce & Gabbana spark internet frenzy over IVF

Michael Cook | 21 March 2015 | Comments
tags: celebrities, IVF, same-sex marriage, same-sex parenting
Gay icons war over "synthetic children".

IVF law to be debated in Poland

Xavier Symons | 21 March 2015 | Comments
tags: IVF, Poland, therapeutic cloning
Poland's parliament will shortly debate draft legislation to regulate IVF -- a procedure that is de facto legal in the country.

Fake Australian doctor runs IVF clinic for more than 10 years

Michael Cook | 21 March 2015 | Comments
tags: IVF
Australian health authorities are investigating an Italian man who practiced as a gynaecologist and IVF expert in Melbourne for more than a decade.

British mum becomes surrogate for son’s baby

Michael Cook | 07 March 2015 | Comments
tags: IVF, new frontiers, surrogacy
This week’s story from Britain wins the New Frontiers Award in Assisted Reproductive Technology hands down.

Irish IVF industry slams donor disclosure proposals

Michael Cook | 07 March 2015 | Comments
tags: Ireland, IVF
The Irish Fertility Society has called upon the Oireachtas to scupper new assisted reproduction regulations.

IVF births in US hit 1.5%

Michael Cook | 07 March 2015 | Comments
tags: IVF, USA
More than 1.5% of the babies born in the United States in 2013 began life in a Petri dish.

British mum in bid to give birth to child of dead daughter

Xavier Symons | 28 February 2015 | Comments
tags: ART relationships, informed consent, IVF, new frontiers
A British woman wants to give birth via IVF to the child of her dead daughter.

“My brother is the father of my son”

Michael Cook | 15 February 2015 | Comments
tags: ART relationships, IVF, new frontiers
A Valentine’s Day story from the British press.

3-parent IVF approved by British Parliament

Michael Cook | 07 February 2015 | Comments
tags: IVF, three-parent embryos, UK
Bill passes by a vote of 382 to 128. How did scientists win the PR battle?

No love, no marriage, just the baby carriage

Michael Cook | 14 December 2014 | Comments
tags: co-parenting, IVF, sperm donation
You’ve heard of hook-up sites for people who just want sex, but not marriage and kids. But sites for people who just want kids, but not marriage and sex?

Egg-freezing doctor learns from Tupperware

Michael Cook | 22 November 2014 | Comments
tags: egg freezing, fertility, IVF
Perhaps egg freezing doctors have learned from Antarctic explorer Shackleton that highlighting dangers may not discourage clients.

Fatherhood: superannuated or evergreen?

Michael Cook | 15 November 2014 | Comments
tags: fatherhood, IVF, sperm donation
Has sperm donation made the status of fathers obsolete? Several items popped up in the media this week which give different answers.

IVF and depression: a long discussion continues

Xavier Symons | 10 November 2014 | Comments
tags: depression, IVF
There has been much debate about the impact of IVF on a mental health.

Over-50s are major clients of Indian IVF

Michael Cook | 02 November 2014 | Comments
tags: India, IVF, older mothers
"Come alone. Leave as a family. Age no bar”

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