Category: Bioethics

The Untold Stories of IVF

Dark Side of IVF

Dark side of IVF via STAT News Gets Views

Dark side of IVF stories are few and far between, but we’re helping to change that. We made history of our own recently. Our #UnmaskingIVF stories were heard, acknowledged and included in the #IVFis40th narrative thanks in large part to STAT, a Boston Globe Media health reporting website. The editors chose to include ‘our’ perspective…
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August 7, 2018 0
UnmaskingIVF

Egg Retrieval, OHSS Risks Highlighted by ‘We Are Egg Donors’

Egg Retrieval Risks Have Not Been Well Documented or Studied A new effort by ‘We are Egg Donors’ co-founder Raquel Cool aims to surface stories from young women who were paid to provide their eggs. Many face adverse health impacts. A video by Raquel — shared by Our Bodies, Ourselves (OBOS) and, below, here at…
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December 28, 2017 0
IVF Unmasked

#Unmasking IVF Explained

Welcome. We’re glad you found us. If it’s your first time visiting, here’s some background… On July 25, 2018, Louise Brown, the world’s first baby born via in-vitro fertilization (IVF), will celebrate her 40th birthday. For those fortunate to have birthed healthy babies using IVF, this anniversary will be celebratory. But for many millions more…
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