Active Fathers, Natural Families and Children's Origins: Dominant Themes in the Australian Political Debate over Eligibility for Assisted Reproductive Technology
- Growing pains for IVF. Westmore, Ann // Australasian Science;Sep2000, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p15
Explores the issue over whether single women and lesbian couples should have access to assisted reproduction services in Australia. Position of the Australian government on women accessing services for in vitro fertilization and artificial insemination; Argument on the welfare of unborn...
- AN ALTERNATIVE CONCEPTION: THE LEGALITY OF HOME INSEMINATION UNDER CANADA'S ASSISTED HUMAN REPRODUCTION ACT. Kelly, Fiona // Canadian Journal of Family Law;2010, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p149
Despite access to fertility clinics, at-home self-insemination with the sperm of a known donor is a common practice amongst lesbian and single women. Home insemination is understood to provide several advantages over conception at a fertility clinic, particularly given the federal prohibition on...
- High-tech pregnancies. Bennett, Lisa // Advocate;12/22/98, Issue 775, p47
Focuses on the use of in vitro fertilization procedure on lesbian pregnancy in the United States. Prevalence of lesbian pregnancy through donor insemination; Advantage of assisted reproductive technologies and other insemination methods; Comparison of effectivity between intrauterine and...
- Making Baby: Plural Perspectives on Lesbian Alternative Insemination. Firestone, Jenifer // In the Family: A Magazine for Lesbians, Gays, Bisexuals, & their;Sep2004, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p12
Focuses on the concept of lesbian alternative insemination (AI). Implication of artificial insemination; Impact of lesbians on the evolution of the donor insemination industry; Importance of AI to lesbians.
- The business of BABIES. Purvis, Andrew // Management Today;Feb2011, p40
The article reports on the business of surrogate motherhood in Great Britain. It states that the London Women's Clinic (LWC) sees a lot of lesbian clients because they tend to be young and have good eggs, while heterosexual couples will be a bit older and may not be as suitable for egg sharing....
- Older singles leading baby boom. // Journal of Assisted Reproduction & Genetics;Apr2007, Vol. 24 Issue 4, p106
The article reports that women above age 40 represent the proportionally fastest growing segment of deliveries in the U.S. Practitioners in fertility clinics reveal that most of their patients undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) are single women. A review of nationally reported IVF data...
- BABY GIFT. Daum, Meghan // Harper's Bazaar;Apr2000, Issue 3461, p222
Relates the experiences of women who donate eggs to those who cannot conceive.
- Assisted reproductive technologies and the pregnancy process: Developing an equality model to protect reproductive liberties. Daar, Judith F. // American Journal of Law & Medicine;1999, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p455
Describes an equality model concerning assisted reproductive technologies (ART) and the pregnancy process to protect reproductive liberties. Reproductive liberties within the context of ART; Creating equality in the disposition of frozen embryos; Presumed enforceability of preconception...
- Widening perspectives of intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Edwards, R.G. // Nature Medicine;Apr99, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p377
Intracytoplasmic sperm injection has alleviated infertility in many men, but monkey studies demonstrate fertilization abnormalities that could affect fetal development. Do the risks outweigh the benefits (pages 431?433)?