Miriam Zoll’s horrifying personal story about using a host of assisted reproductive technologies, including in vitro fertilization and egg donation, in an effort to have a child is part memoir and part exposé of an unscrupulous, high-profit industry. It’s a compelling read.
Federal law and financial incentives lead to incredibly costly and potentially dangerous multiple births through assisted reproducitve technology (ART). The law should be reworked to create incentives for having only one baby at a time through ART, which is more cost effective and safer for mothers and babies.
“Postpartum Hemorrhage: New Findings and Innovative Technologies” – 36th Annual Global Health Council Meeting Session Digest
William Saletan writes on Slate today about pre-birth defects, abortion and the ethics of technology. A new law may bridge all three.