Posts Tagged ‘Conception’

Making IVF babies Comments 0

Friday, October 25th, 2013

Rachel and Stuart Maloney’s small townhouse at Pottsville on the northern NSW coast is a happy home. Wedding pictures hang on the walls and colourful toys are scattered through the living room where toddler Nate plays chasey with his dad. This joyful scene of family life has not come easy. In 2007, Stuart and Rachel Read more

Pain, profit and third-party conception Comments 0

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

The day after Stephanie Blessing learned she had been conceived with the assistance of a sperm donor and that the man she knew and loved as her father for 32 years was not her father, she went into shock. She remembers sitting in her rocking chair, staring into space. It was so bad, her husband Read more

Hospital apologises for arguing a fetus is not a person Comments 0

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Following a meeting with Colorado’s three bishops, a Catholic hospital group has apologised for arguing in a wrongful-death lawsuit that a fetus is not a person. Catholic Health Initiatives acknowledged it was “morally wrong” for lawyers representing one of its hospitals to cite the state’s Wrongful Death Act in defence of a lawsuit brought by Read more

From Conception to Birth – vivid images Comments 0

Friday, May 18th, 2012

 What’s happening with the baby now? All expectant parents ask this question throughout the exhilirating months of pregnancy. Fuzzy sonograms and doctor’s explanations can provide basic information, but through the remarkable achievements in medical imaging technology made by Alexander Tsiaras, parents can see, for the first time, the awe-inspiring process of a new life unfolding, in stunning, Read more