A doctor using his own sperm to inseminate a patient used to be headline news. Now we've heard of dozens. What does it tell us that so many doctors did…
There's a gay man who needs medical help to father a child. There's an egg donor and a surrogate who are undergoing medical procedures exclusively beca…
How do all these women end up donating eggs around the world, you wonder? The egg donation business is a sophisticated marketing and emotion-management…
What is it like to become a mother in your late fifties or to have triplets? Do "open donor" kids really get to know the donor’s identity at age 18? Wh…
The long-standing discrimination against children born abroad to American gay couples is now ending. 3 minute read Twin boys Ethan and Aiden Dvash-Bank…
Since it's possible to select the sex of a child, people want to do it. Should they? There are medical reasons why parents might want to choose an embr…
Independent sperm donors are offering their semen online to people who want it. From screening to payment, from shipping to future contact, the parties…
Even if you were switched at birth, you'd still be the same person, says Robert Plomin. Because it's mostly your DNA that makes you the individual that…
Want to test your sperm? Freeze it for later? It seems like there's nothing you can't do from home these days. Some time ago, I wrote about how men som…
Technology is all fine and well, but when I give advice to my daughters about fertility and infertility, I talk mostly about how to not need it. Twenty…
When both partners in a female same-sex couple want to carry a child, they often use the same sperm donor. But for interracial couples it's not so simp…
There has been an explosion of podcasts about assisted reproduction. Freezing eggs, going through IVF, getting pregnant, not getting pregnant, coming t…