Their Foremothers’ Daughters

by jeeg 7. May 2014 20:53
  ‘Give me children or I shall die,” said Rachel to her husband Jacob, speaking for many women of the Bible who struggled to have children, and figured out how to do it.  [Genesis 30:1] Rachel ordered Jacob to sleep with her servant; Sarah did likewise to Abraham. Tamar beca... [More]

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]

New Issue of GeneWatch Magazine on Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART)

by jeeg 21. July 2011 20:52
Your knowledge of in vitro fertilization and multiple embryo transfers might begin and end at the case of Nadya Suleman, aka "Octomom." Perhaps you first learned of commercial surrogacy through Baby Mama, the 2008 comedy starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler.  Or maybe you have already commit... [More]

Help Protect Women's Health and Safety by Signing the Egg Extraction Petition

by jeeg 7. June 2011 01:54
Women undergoing egg extraction are not able to make informed choices about the risks involved, in part because long-term risks have not yet been adequately studied, especially for women providing eggs to be used by others. We urge the creation of a widely-publicized, privacy-ensured national re... [More]

Women delay childbirth due to false fertility expectations

by jeeg 18. October 2010 23:37
Women are delaying childbirth until later and later in life partly because they have an exaggerated belief that fertility treatments will help them get pregnant well into middle age, suggests new Canadian research. Media accounts of older celebrity mothers and even advice from ill-informed family... [More]

Controversial Sperm Bank Launched on Dating Site

by jeeg 22. June 2010 23:13
An exclusive dating website, with a strict ban on ugly people, has launched what it's calling a 'beautiful baby service', a virtual egg and sperm bank for people who want to have attractive babies. Critics are questioning the ethics of the site but those running it are making no apologies. Par... [More]
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