Posts tagged “Ethics”

Is Surrogacy Going Too Far?

March 31st, 2011
Is Surrogacy Going Too Far?

Surrogacy is a growing phenomenon for many couples who are unable to conceive. However, recently a grandmother gave birth to her own grandson by acting as a surrogate for her daughter. It seems the lady in question decided to help out her daughter and son in law to become first time parents, as the couple […]

‘Twiblings’ Infertility Treatment Story Sparks ‘Consumerist Culture’ Outrage

January 6th, 2011
‘Twiblings’ Infertility Treatment Story Sparks ‘Consumerist Culture’ Outrage

Two siblings separated in birth by five days are proof of unfettered consumerism in human reproduction according to a Southern Baptist bioethicist. The IVF siblings were created via sperm and egg donations and the fertilised embryos were transferred into two separate surrogate mothers. Michael and Melanie Thernstrom had undergone six failed rounds of IVF before […]

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