The Perverse Fruits of IVF

| February 19, 2014

February 18, 2014 (ALL.org) – In vitro fertilization is one of many procedures listed as a specialty in the field of reproductive medicine. Everything from treating pregnancy to aborting children to birth control to treating infertility is included. “Infertility” is the inability of a couple to achieve pregnancy the natural way. It is this condition that […]

Breeders: A Subclass of Women?

| January 16, 2014

Breeders: A Subclass of Women? Official Trailer from CBC Network on Vimeo. This week only! Special Pre-Order Pricing $5.99+ s&h Women renting their wombs and giving birth to children for immediate delivery to other adults—such as infertile or same sex couples or single adults—have emerged as a distinct class of commercial provider. Women working as […]

Human Exceptionalism

| January 15, 2014

Objectifying Birth Mothers as “Gestational Carriers” I thought that language which dehumanized women was supposed to be verboten. But in the procreation as manufacture world of IVF, surrogate mothers, who used to be known as birth mothers, are now called “gestational carriers.”  As in the recent birth of a child for Nicole Kidman and her husband […]

Eggsploitation Trailer

| January 14, 2014

“”…and when he saw my distended abdomen, his face went white.” Recommended Resources Eggsploitation (kindle book) Eggsploitation: The Infertility Industry Has a Dirty Little Secret The Symposium on Biomedical Ethics for Birth Part 1 The Symposium on Biomedical Ethics for Birth Part 2