Tag Archives: Alternative families

2010-10-06: Vatican continues to attack Nobel over IVF award

The Vatican kept up its attack on the Nobel committee yesterday for giving the medicine prize to in-vitro fertilisation pioneer Robert Edwards, saying he had led to a culture where embryos are seen as commodities.
As a reminder, the Vatican is against any form of assisted procreation, and just about tolerates adoption. Continue reading

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2010-10-06: Robbie Williams wants gay kids by IVF as soon as possible

Robbie Williams and his new wife Ayda Field want to start a family as soon as possible and jokingly says he wants gay kids.
The 36-year-old star admitted he and Ayda are even considering undergoing in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment to boost their chances. Continue reading

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2010-10-06: Quintuplet joy for lesbian couple

Ms Nolan, already has a one-year-old daughter, Lilly, with her partner.
Ms Keevers became pregnant with quintuplets some months back, conceived via donor insemination using sperm from an anonymous American donor. Continue reading

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2010-10-29: The kids are alright

Two children conceived by artificial insemination by their two mothers, bring their birth father into their family life. Continue reading

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2010-09-02: The switch

An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own. Continue reading

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