Generation I.V.F.

by jeeg 6. November 2013 22:06
At age 50, I am an official member of Generation I.V.F., having grown up after the Pill and Baby Boomer feminists revolutionized women’s reproductive choices and lives. We watched as millions of American women infiltrated formerly closed-to-females professions, and as home and office pol... [More]

Connor Levy, Baby Born After 'Next-Generation Sequencing,' May Be The Future Of IVF

by jeeg 10. July 2013 02:38
A baby in Philadelphia is the first to be born with the help of a new technology that experts hope will make it easier for infertile couples to become pregnant, researchers announced Monday at the annual conference of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology. Connor Levy arr... [More]

European Court of Human Rights upholds Austria's ban on egg or sperm donation for IVF

by jeeg 17. November 2011 01:34
IVF using donated eggs or sperm other than from a spouse will remain banned in Austria. This was the final decision made by the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) on 3 November in the closing of the case SH and others v Austria. The verdict that IVF using third p... [More]

Egg donors say they were scammed by Boise fertility company

by jeeg 7. February 2011 23:45
A Boise woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury on multiple charges of defrauding egg donors, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office in St. Louis, Missouri. Janae Helgerson, 31, was arrested in Idaho Thursday.  She appeared in federal court in Boise on Friday and was released un... [More]

Eggsploitation Named Best Documentary

by jeeg 2. February 2011 22:23
Eggsploitation has been named Best Documentary in the 2011 California Independent Film Festival Slate Awards. The award was announced as part of the Gala Slate Awards Luncheon held on January 30 in Walnut Creek, CA. The 13th annual California Independent Film Festival runs from January 28 to F... [More]

Paying egg donors: a child at any price?

by jeeg 27. October 2010 00:01
Should we pay women to become egg donors to tackle the 'mismatch' between supply and demand? This question was debated last week in an event organised by the Progress Educational Trust in partnership with the Royal Society of Medicine, supported by the National Gamete Donation Trust and the Br... [More]

Malformations in IVF Births are a “Public Health Issue” According to French Scientists

by jeeg 14. June 2010 20:42
Children conceived through the use of in vitro fertilization are more likely to be born with congenital malformations, according to French scientists. A report released on Sunday to the European Society of Human Genetics urges doctors to inform their patients of the risks associated with assis... [More]
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