Ethicists write on how women are selling themselves. “[T]ypically the rich are paying the impoverished to gestate their babies, and now, breast milk is being included in pregnancy contracts.” We encourage supporters to comment on the article.
Women in California will continue to be banned from selling their eggs to researchers after the governor vetoed a measure which would have allowed the practice. [Los Angeles Times] Josephine Quintavalle of CORE said: “As one of the founder members of a coalition called Hands Off Our Ovaries, CORE congratulates Governor Brown and all those […] Read more
Twins, multiple pregnancies and multiple births in relation to genetics, fertility treatment and early development will be the subject of the Progress Educational Trust’s annual conference in London on 4 December. Participants will include Jane Denton, Jane Fisher, Dr Jane Hurst, Dr Yacoub Khalaf, James Lawford Davies, Professor Scott Nelson, Sarah Norcross, Professor Marcus Pembrey, Professor […] Read more
Couples undergoing IVF could be told to choose embryos who would be good for society, according to an article in the Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. The authors suggest that parents who can choose which children to bring to birth should not just consider the child’s wellbeing but also the child’s likely impact on society. […] Read more