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Poll: Would You Freeze Your Eggs?

In Newsweek, Rachel Lehmann-Haupt shares how she decided to have some of her eggs frozen at 37. After a relationship ended, Rachel wanted to have kids of her own at…

Catherine Strawn | May 6, 2009 - 2:15 pm

OctoMom To Star In Porn Movie?

MAKE IT STOP. OctoMom, a.k.a. Nadya Suleman, a.k.a. the brood-having, Angelina Jolie-wannabe, has been offered $1 million to star in an adult movie. I think my head just exploded. The…

Susannah Breslin | February 25, 2009 - 12:00 pm

Has The Business Of Making Babies Gone Too Far?

In last weekend’s edition of the New York Times Magazine, Alex Kuczynski, the author of Beauty Junkies, writes about having a baby by surrogate in “Her Body, My Baby.” In…

Susannah Breslin | December 1, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Fertility And The Affections Of Men

Deborah Anderson and her colleagues, who looked at Coca-Cola as a spermicide, weren’t the only ones awarded an Ig Nobel Prize by the Annals of Improbably Research magazine. Geoffrey Miller,…

Catherine Strawn | October 4, 2008 - 12:00 pm

In-Vitro Fertilization Turns 30!

Happy 30th Birthday in-vitro fertilization! That’s right, it’s a big b-day for anyone conceived via IVF, especially Louise Brown, the world’s first IVF baby. Her parents, Lesley and John, had…

Simcha | July 24, 2008 - 6:30 pm

The Daily Squeeze: The End Of Fertility, Hayden Panettiere’s Sining, And A Scary Story

In Nature, scientists predict infertility will be eradicated, and newborns and seniors will be able to have kids. [LiveScience]

Catherine Strawn | July 17, 2008 - 12:00 pm

Obesity Can Cause Fertility Problems

There’s been a dramatic increase in obesity in the U.S. over the past 20 years, and a new study from researchers in Scotland suggests obesity might be inhibiting men’s fertility.

Catherine Strawn | July 9, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Sexual Preference From A Fertility Gene?

One of the questions in the nature vs. nurture regarding homosexuality is if homosexuality is hereditary, and those in same-sex relationships can’t reproduce, why hasn’t homosexuality disappeared? A new Italian…

Catherine Strawn | June 18, 2008 - 2:00 pm

Girl Must Decide Whether To Use Mother’s Eggs Before She’s 18

This is a strange and sad story. A ten-year-old girl in England has Turner syndrome, a condition that generally causes infertility because an X chromosome is missing. When the girl…

Catherine Strawn | May 28, 2008 - 3:00 pm

Grow Your Own Baby

It’s alive, it’s aliiiiiiive! German scientists have successful inseminated rats with Franken-sperm, the first lab grown man-juice. Genetics researchers at the University of Goettingen have developed fetuses through embryonic stem…

Simcha | April 8, 2008 - 4:00 pm
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