Medically Assisted Procreation

French Order of Physicians Takes Odd Bioethical Viewpoint on ART

On September 19th, the Directors of the National Order of Physicians (“CNOM”) were heard at the French National Assembly by the Commission in charge of the revision the bioethics law.  The President of the Ethics and Deontology Department, Dr. Jean-Marie Faroudja,...

Post Mortem Insemination: Controversial Birth in UK

Controversy recently erupted following media reports of a wealthy British couple who had conserved their son’s frozen sperm to produce a “designer grandson” by surrogacy techniques, following his death in a brutal accident at age 26.  Without obtaining formal consent...

Booming Chinese Business: Artificial Reproductive Techniques (ART)

When China’s government abolished their one-child law, it triggered unprecedented consequences on surrogacy, since the Chinese are now resorting to it, and some of them are even going abroad to circumvent the Chinese law. The majority of couples who have a single...