Where Do (Some) Babies Come From? In Washington, a New Law Bans Anonymous Sperm and Egg Donors

by jeeg 2. August 2011 19:18
    Traditionally, the identities of egg and sperm donors have been tightly guarded secrets, numbers with no names attached, making it difficult for their biological offspring to ever make contact. Today, that changes as Washington becomes the first state to chip away at that ano... [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]

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]

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]
Log in