HeyReprotech's April roundup
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This is National Infertility Awareness Week and Canadian Infertility Awareness Week.
Thursday April 27 is International Donor Conception Awareness Day.
Larissa MacFarquhar. "Living in adoption's emotional aftermath." The New Yorker. 03 Apr 2023.
Angela Andaloro. "Spanish Actress, 68, Welcomes Baby via Surrogate, Reveals Child Is Biologically Her Late Son's." People. 05 Apr 2023.
Kelly Grant. "22 weeks, zero days." The Globe and Mail. 07 Apr 2023.
Rhiannon Lucy Cosslet. "Emotions around infertility can be raw. Let’s talk about them with solidarity." The Guardian. 14 Apr 2023.
Emily Witt. "The Future of Fertility." The New Yorker. 17 Apr 2023.
Louise Callaghan. "Ukraine surrogates fear ban on births for foreigners." The Sunday Times. 22 Apr 2023.
Miranda Bryant. "Motherhood on ice: lack of suitable men drives women to freeze their eggs." The Observer. 23 Apr 2023.
26-29 Apr - in-person conference - Jefferson Infertility Counseling Conference
27 Apr - Final Report of the Joint Committee on International Surrogacy will be debated in Ireland's lower chamber (the Dáil)
04 May - Monash Bioethics Centre, Reproduction in Society online seminar series - Expectations and experiences of Australian online sperm donors who have early contact with recipient parents and donor conceived children
08-09 May - Motherhood and Technology Working Group, Center for the Study of Social Difference, Society of Fellows and Heyman Center for the Humanities, Columbia University - Conception and Its Discontents
30 May - Kings College London, Strand, in person - Reproduction Salon
08-09 June - 2nd International Surrogacy Forum, in-person - ‘Global surrogacy in a changing world - Ethical, practical and legal developments in assisted reproduction and cross-border parenthood’
Universite du Quebec en Outaouais - Experience of sperm or egg donors who have been contacted by a donor offspring
University of Kent - Egg freezing for social reasons
Institute for Women's Health, University College London - Let's talk menopause
Toronto Metropolitan University and University of Waterloo - Elective egg freezing in Canada: Towards appropriate legislation governing consent
University College London - Patient and public involvement group on male subfertility and long-term health
Leeds Beckett University - The online sperm donation project
University of Waterloo, University of Ottawa and Toronto Metropolitan University - Ova obscura: Egg donors in Canada
University of Leicester - Children's voices in surrogacy law
University of Ottawa - Surrogacy laws in Canada: Exploring intended parents' experiences and perspectives
ConnecteDNA, University of Manchester - One-on-one interviews with donors, parents and donor-conceived adults
University of Birmingham - Survey of LGBTQ+ parents
European Atlas of Fertility Treatment Policies 2021
From the archive
Donor kids get company stock. HeyReprotech. 19 Mar 2019.