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Human reproductive technology

Oct 28, 2011 — Jodi Picoult tells a story of gay rights and family in Sing You Home, which debuts at No. 12.
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Jan 5, 2011 — After several failed attempts at in vitro fertilization, Melanie Thernstrom and her husband, Michael, chose to have children with a surrogate. So that their kids would be the same age, they chose two surrogate mothers to carry eggs from a single donor. She calls her son and daughter "twiblings."
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Feb 23, 2009Washington Post staff writer Liza Mundy discusses how multiple births are affecting parents, their babies and society. Mundy is the author of Everything Conceivable: How Assisted Reproduction Is Changing Our World.
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Feb 19, 2009 — At the annual Oscar gala, the cameras flash and reporters ask whose clothes you're wearing. But they only offer a glimpse of nominees and their escorts. This Sunday, commentator Peggy Orenstein will walk the red carpet with her filmmaker husband — another time.
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Jul 17, 2007 — Peggy Orenstein wrote in the July 16 edition of the New York Times Magazine about the use of donor eggs in vitro fertilization. It's a topic she knows: Orenstein pursued six years of treatments, including egg donation, before giving birth to her daughter. Her memoir is Waiting for Daisy: A Tale of Two Continents, Three Religions, Five Infertility Doctors, an Oscar, an Atomic Bomb, a Romantic Night and One Woman's Quest to Become a Mother.
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May 22, 2007 — A new book, Everything Conceivable, examines the multibillion-dollar fertility industry and the decisions faced by couples using assisted reproductive technology. Author Liza Mundy describes the significant risks associated with such pregnancies.
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Feb 14, 2006 — In Stem Cell Now, bioethics expert Christopher Thomas Scott explores the possibilities of what some consider the greatest discovery since nuclear fusion: the isolation of embryonic stem cells for research.
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