HeyReprotech's March roundup
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Vardit Ravitsky. "Bioethical perspectives on the Israeli Assuta case of embryo mix-up." BioNews. 27 Feb 2023.
Jessica Hamzelou. "Three-parent baby technique could create babies at risk of severe disease." MIT Technology Review. 02 Mar 2023.
Jessica Hamzelou. "The idea of using a “three-parent baby” technique for infertility just got a boost." MIT Technology Review. 03 Mar 2023.
Heidi Ledford. "Why CRISPR babies are still too risky — embryo studies highlight challenges." Nature. 10 Mar 2023.
Elizabeth Day. "My fertility sadness — and what not to say to a childless woman." The Times. 17 Mar 2023.
Tim Barlass. "‘Basic human rights’: The fight to change our birth certificates and the future of the family tree." The Sydney Morning Herald. 26 Mar 2023.
Beth Aala. "Made in Boise." Independent lens, PBS. 2019. Trailer and Movie [not available to me in Canada, but maybe available to Americans]
"-200C insurance policy? Freezing your eggs, explained." About That, CBC. 08 Mar 2023. [scroll back to the episode from March 8. Not sure if this is available to non-Canadians]
Chandi and Zoey. "Results may vary - Inside the world of sperm donation." Bound By The Cloak. 14 Mar 2023.
Laura High. "Egg donor health scare." InsemiNation. 27 Mar 2023.
28 Mar - Center for Genetics and Society, free online roundtable conversation - Feminist Intersections: Reproductive Genome Editing at a Crossroads
30 Mar-01 Apr - in-person meeting of the adoption, assisted conception and NPE communities - The Untangling Our Roots summit
31 Mar - Lincoln Alexander School of Law's Research Group on Health Law and Innovation and the Politics of Reproduction Research Group, online panel discussion - Experiences with egg freezing: Reporting on empirical research
01 Apr - Institute for Women's Health, free, in-person conference and celebration - Human Reproduction: Past, Present and Future
19 Apr - Progress Educational Trust, free online meeting - Surrogacy Law: What is intended...for parents? For Surrogates? For children?
26-29 Apr - in-person conference - Jefferson Infertility Counseling Conference
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
From the archive
The invention of the first home pregnancy test. HeyReprotech. 07 Dec 2021.