They call it "sperm sharing" but "sperm bartering" is probably more accurate: infertile couples can cut the cost of their IVF if the man first deposits…
This monthly roundup is still an experiment, so I'm happy to get feedback. Below, please find a (non-comprehensive) list of some interesting-looking…
Welcome to the 2022 season of HeyReprotech. As in years past, I'm kicking things off with a book list. From yearning to regulating, from scientific…
If there are any books published in 2021 that you'd like to add to HeyReprotech's annual book list, please get in touch right away. Thanks!
Long before I ever wrote about reproductive technology, I listened to the songs of Judy Small, including this one, called "The IPD." Enjoy! HeyReprotech…
A huge thank you to Eva Voinigescu, HeyReprotech's co-strategist and audience development advisor, for her skill, insight and collegiality. Thanks also…
One of the reasons I started HeyReprotech was to tell important stories that general-interest publications might not go for. Not everyone cares what…
In March, I wrote a story called "There's a tax break for adoption but not surrogacy — is that fair?" It was about a couple who had used surrogacy to…
Not so long ago, a pregnancy test required a visit to the doctor's office. Someone else gave you the news. Ever wonder how that changed? 5 minute read…
When I was growing up, there was a Canadian federal department called the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Resources. For whatever reason, that name and…
Last week, the province of Quebec launched a new program that funds IVF. My views on public funding have evolved a bit over the years. I've increasingly…
In the survey a few weeks ago, many of you told me you might be interested in a news and events roundup. This is a test. Below, please find a simple…