Beyond Marketing Hype
Investigative reporting into clinic business practices and questionable claims
In recent years, a broad-based coalition has emerged to apply new
scrutiny to slickly packaged clinic narratives. Patient-consumers,
industry critics, concerned scientists and bioethicists are among those
who have stepped forward to raise questions about unsettling IVF
experiences and clinic practices.
REVEAL Podcast, June 3, 2017
We encourage you to share your stories. They’re a powerful tool that can help individuals and policy makers make more informed decisions in the future about ReproTech and provide a window into what’s taking place in clinics. If you have a story to tell, we hope you’ll reach out on the contact form or via email at: info [@] reprotechtruths [dot] orgShare Your Story
We also know the emotional burden of failed treatment and the complex experience of parenthood loss. You can hear the challenging personal-socio-cultural dynamic discussed here in this roundtable:ReproTech Patients Unplugged
Physicians, scientists, bioethicists, neonatologists, public and mental health experts. educators and others who have studied ReproTech are united in their call for more transparency, accountability and a commitment to women and infant safety and well being over profit taking.
“Better information is unlikely to deter many women, but they are entitled to know the risks before starting fertility treatment.”
Dr. Susan Bewley
Professor,Complex Obstetrics,KINGS CollegeBMJ: Adverse outcomes from IVF
BMJ Award Winner ‘Speaking truth to power’
“The market is the wrong model for the fertility industry. It should be regulated like other medical procedures that have both benefits and risks, with the goal of minimizing the risks.”
Boston University Professor, School of Public HealthPOV: It’s Time to Regulate the Fertility Industry
“As demand for young women’s eggs increases, it is imperative that we at last resolve to collect the much-needed data about safety that would allow young women to make informed choices.”
Co-founder, our bodies ourselvesThe Ethics and Safety of Egg Donation
“We owe it to all subfertile couples and their potential children to use IVF judiciously and to ensure that we are first doing no harm.”
gynecology/obstetricsBMJ: Are We Overusing IVF?
We’re building our advisory board to help us in delivering knowledge and insights.
Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos
Award-winning author of Silent Sorority; Top Health Blogger by Time Inc’s Health Magazine.
Award-winning writer, international health and human rights advocate and educator and author of Cracked Open
Questioning the Cult of ReproTech
Advisory Board Member
Award-winning novelist, film director, screenwriter and author of Avalanche: A Love Story
Avalanche: A Map for the Journey of IVF
20M Failed IVFs
458 U.S. Clinics
Per the CDC
$12B by 2022
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