Tuesday, September 29, 2009

A Look At Surrogacy In Utah

An interesting look at the progress of gestational surrogacy in Utah four years after Utah Legislature approved gestational agreements as part of the Uniform Parentage Act. Utah and 13 other states have laws that allow surrogacy contracts. Approximately 11 states prohibit surrogacy, while laws are unclear or do not directly address surrogacy in the remaining states.

Friday, September 18, 2009

Changing Attitudes Toward Surrogacy in Western Europe

A thought-provoking article by Jule Treneer, an American columnist based in Paris about imminent legislative changes in France related to gestational surrogacy. The article touches on law, religion and bioethics from a Western European perspective. Interesting stuff!

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

What happens to extra embryos after IVF?

As if there weren't enough to consider when embarking on the road toward parenthood through the use of assisted reproduction, there is the frozen embryo consideration. What to do? Donation, donation to research, and what about all that stem-cell progress you keep hearing about?

This is a great article by Laura Beil from Parenting.com about the deliberation experienced by those who have lived it.


Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Transcending; Words on Women and Hope

This is a YouTube post of Kelly Corrigan. She is a columnist and author of The Middle Place, and is filmed reading a very empowering and emotional piece about the ability of women, when challenged, to overcome any obstacle together. It will, at the very least, change your perspective on the day. It's worth the 5 minutes :)