British mum in bid to give birth to child of dead daughter
A British woman wants to give birth via IVF to the child of her dead daughter.
“My brother is the father of my son”
A Valentine’s Day story from the British press.
3-parent IVF approved by British Parliament
Bill passes by a vote of 382 to 128. How did scientists win the PR battle?
No love, no marriage, just the baby carriage
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
Perhaps egg freezing doctors have learned from Antarctic explorer Shackleton that highlighting dangers may not discourage clients.
Fatherhood: superannuated or evergreen?
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
There has been much debate about the impact of IVF on a mental health.
Over-50s are major clients of Indian IVF
"Come alone. Leave as a family. Age no bar”
Children born from frozen embryos have superior social skills, say researchers
Children born from frozen embryos are more sociable than naturally conceived children and fresh embryos, claim Chinese scientists.
OPINION: Egg freezing is a health risk
Responsible doctors should not be recommending egg freezing to perfectly healthy young women who have no medically indicated need.
Women risk lives for IVF
Women are putting their lives in danger by purchasing illegal IVF drugs from the online auction site EBay.
Let’s chill: New York’s egg freezing party
Commercialisation of IVF is crossing new frontiers in New York with “egg freezing parties” for career women who want to keep their options open.
Paolo and Francesca’s IVF mix-up
An Italian judge has settled a bitter custody battle for IVF twins by awarding them to the birth mother.
Controversy over Canadian fertility clinic’s mixed-race IVF prohibition
A Canadian fertility clinic has come under intense scrutiny for refusing to provide IVF for parents of different races.
The IVF industry must go green
Free fertility treatment should be banned for those making lifestyle reproductive choices to curb climate change.
Lord Winston warns of unregulated IVF ‘jungle’
In a recent interview with the Independent Robert Winston warned of deception in the IVF market. Fertility companies, he believes, are exaggerating the effectiveness and safety of new techniques.
The big business of Australian IVF
A second Australian IVF company wil float on the stock exchange today.
China’s oldest mother
She gave birth to twins at 60 after IVF treatment.
Celebrity custody wrangle exposes vague IVF law
A child-custody battle between actor Jason Patric and ex-girlfriend Danielle Schrieber has highlighted significant deficiencies in Californian IVF law.
Lord Winston warns of eugenics in IVF
Lord Robert Winston, British IVF pioneer, has given a controversial speech warning of the revival of eugenics in the IVF industry.
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