Years ago, I interviewed a woman who had donated eggs to her sister. I have worried about her ever since. Recently, I reconnected to find out how things…
Welcome to the 2021 season of HeyReprotech. Despite all we've just come through and all we still face, I just want to confess: I'm feeling strangely…
Spotted in a surrogacy agreement
The case of the Canadian fertility doctor who mixed up sperm and sometimes used his own was certified as a class action last week. Details of a proposed…
We've learned a thing or two about sperm donation over the years.
Where does donor end and parent begin?
Experts around the world disagree about whether to vaccinate against COVID-19 before fertility treatment, during pregnancy and while breastfeeding. 8…
What if we could make viable human sperm or eggs from skin cells? How would that change who could reproduce? Usually, eggs and sperm are created inside…
A donor discovers a genetic disease in the family. Half her offspring will inherit it. How can she alert them if they're anonymous? 4 minute 30 second…
One extended donor family, with members spread across 20 US states, has had five instances where individuals crossed paths. And those are just the ones…
There's nothing to fear from openness, says filmmaker Barry Stevens, who was conceived using anonymous sperm. But secrets and lies cause harm. After his…
Take time to grieve. Tell kids early and often. Be open. Advice for families created via egg donation from two women who've been there. Most of my…