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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.
"-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.