Category: IVF

Epigenetics and the sanctity of life

This past Tuesday, Dr. Clem Persaud was on the U of T campus and gave a talk regarding epigenetics and its relationship to the life issues. I will give a summary of the talk and then give a little bit

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To be or not to be (a sperm)… that is the question

When arguing with the other side about when life begins, you might hear the argument that “We don’t really know for sure when a sperm stops being a sperm, so do you people also want to save the sperm?” Luckily

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“Quebec’s free IVF plan turns children into property”

Starting August 5, the government of Quebec will begin to publicly fund all in-vitro fertilization procedures in the province: The initiative, announced Tuesday by Health Minister Yves Bolduc, makes Quebec the first jurisdiction in North America to publicly fund the

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Why children should not be treated as commodities

Check out this article on a recent study regarding children conceived through sperm donation by the Commission on Parenthood’s Future: This one quote from donor-conceived Alana Sveta stands out:  “It’s just that we, the children, haven’t been empowered to

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Pampers Ad Features Babies in the Womb

I’m no fan of the iPad, but this new Pampers ad is pretty great and it’s been making the rounds in pro-life circles. Jill Stanek provides some context by pointing to an old G.E. ad from 2002 for 4D

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Amazing Photographs of Unborn Animals

Just as you may have expected, they’re just “blobs of cells.” Except, not at all. These amazing embryonic animal photographs of dolphins, sharks, dogs, penguins, cats and elephants are from a new National Geographic Documentary called “Extraordinary Animals in the

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