A woman in her twenties who doesn’t want to have a baby yet is fine with us, but a woman in her late thirties seems to be a different story.
Perhaps it’s not that surprising that Nadya Suleman’s life as a mother to fourteen children, including her now famous octuplets, will soon become fodder for American television viewers. In a strange way, it may be the most supportive opportunity available to her at the moment.
North Dakota legislature considers personhood bill; possible genetic risks of IVF; Aspen Baker on MotherTalkers; evangelicals and abortion: not always opposed.
Birth of octuplets puts IVF in the spotlight; FDA forces Bayer to run corrective commercials about Yaz; Missouri House adopts resolution opposing FOCA; significant percentage of Obama voters identify as anti-choice, University of Arizona study finds.
Safe, convenient, reversible contraception allows women and men worldwide to plan their families and ensure that they are ready to nurture and provide for the children they parent. So why are so few male contraceptive methods available?
Early this morning in Los Angeles County a woman gave birth to eight babies in just five minutes, just the second time in history that live octuplets have been born.
Miraculous biblical stories of birth fit more closely with our notions of reproductive technologies than with the Vatican’s re-assertion that the only authentic context for human life is an act of reciprocal love between a man and woman in marriage.
Will the Catholic Church’s recent document opposing in vitro fertilization affect a Polish bioethics law addressing the method?
In a broken economy, do Americans realize that moralizing about sex doesn’t address people’s real needs?
As a women’s health community, we must grapple with the ethical, moral, legal and financial impacts of IVF before others tell us what’s best for our bodies and our children.