The Ultimate Discrimination: “Family Balancing”

Commentary by Susan Brinkmann, OCDS

A New Jersey couple, who invested $25K and sacrificed the lives of four other embryos to insure they would have a baby girl, are just one example among many who see nothing wrong with a new trend called “family balancing.”

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Gardasil Suspected of Causing Teen’s Infertility

In addition to the myriad of other medical problems associated with the controversial Gardasil vaccine, a doctor has published an article in the British Medical Journal detailing how a 16 year-old Australian girl suffered “premature ovarian failure” after receiving the vaccine.

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IVF: Assisted or Artifical? by Melissa Foley


Get this. In 1971, the UK Medical Research Council refused on ethical grounds Robert Edwards and Patrick Steptoe, the first scientists to successfully use IVF, long-term support for their medical and scientific research on “Studies on Human Reproduction”. The Council was concerned with “patient safety and offspring abnormality”. However, the team moved forward with a large amount of private money and made history with the birth of the first “test-tube baby,” Louise Brown. Read the rest…

New Discovery May Help Infertile Women

By Susan Brinkmann, OCDS
Staff Writer

While experimenting on mice, Chinese researchers discovered that an adult mammal can harbor primitive cells in her ovaries that can become new eggs capable of producing healthy offspring, thus raising the possibility that science may one day be able to help women continue to conceive later in life.

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