egg sharing

New Documentary Eggsploitation Reveals the Infertility Industry’s Dirty Little Secret

For Immediate Release Film Presents the Hidden Dangers, Health Risks, and Exploitation of Young Women Through Egg Donation NEW YORK, NY/July 28, 2010 – The infertility industry has a dirty little secret that is dressed in deceptive advertising, large monetary incentives and appeals to altruism. Using these tactics, the industry targets young, vulnerable women for […]

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Brave New Britain’s “Freeze and Share” Program

When I first read this in my inbox yesterday, I immediately thought this was some cookbook title. Like the line from the movie Steel Magnolia’s where Annelle says she found the recipe in her “freezes beautifully section of my cookbook”. But honestly, will the recipes for how to make a baby never end? Now Britain […]

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California Schemin’

My piece just out now on the egg sharing scheme proposed for the shortage of eggs in California. In an effort to get more eggs into the hands of cloning researchers, the president of the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), Alan Trounson, recently suggested the solution to the human egg shortage is to implement […]

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The Egg Sharing Scheme Begins

I am just appalled by the “egg sharing” program that the United Kingdom has launched. Here’s how it works. If you are a poor woman, and you can’t afford IVF treatment, the UK will give you a 50% break in your IVF treatment costs IF (and this is the smelly for sure) you will give […]

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