Obstetrics & gynaecology

Mother of 3-DNA baby praises new fertility treatment

The Greek mother of the first baby born using DNA from three people on Friday praised the revolutionary technique that helped her conceive—and thanked the mystery woman who donated her egg.

Other

Experts call for registry of egg donors

A commentary and accompanying editorial published in the May issue of Reproductive BioMedicine Onlinecalls for a registry of egg donors to monitor long-term health after egg donation.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Spain, the eldorado of fertility treatment

"Making parents out of our patients," reads an ad in Madrid's metro for one of Spain's many fertility clinics that have opened their doors to husbands and wives, same-sex couples and single women thanks to lenient laws.

Genetics

A look at the UK's proposal to make babies from 3 people

As British lawmakers vote Tuesday on whether to legalize the creation of babies made from the DNA of three people, here are some questions and answers about the proposed techniques and the controversy surrounding them.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Is egg freezing an empowering option for women?

Katie Hammond, a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology researching the experience of egg donation in Canada, discusses the recent decision by tech giants Facebook and Apple to offer egg freezing to female employees, ...

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