Posts Tagged ‘infertility’

COVID-19 vaccine doesn’t cause infertility, but the disease might

Thursday, October 21st, 2021
Covid vaccine does not cause infertility

Worries that the COVID-19 vaccine could cause infertility are among the reasons people give for avoiding vaccination. While there’s no evidence any of the COVID-19 vaccines cause problems with fertility, becoming severely ill from the disease has the potential to do so, reproduction experts say, making vaccination all the more important. “There is evidence to Read more

Aussie bishops object to commercial surrogacy

Friday, February 26th, 2016

Australia’s Catholic bishops have strongly objected to any suggestion of a commercial surrogacy industry. In a submission to an Australian parliamentary sub-committee’s inquiry, the bishops said it would be “intolerable” to argue “harm minimisation” as justification for commercial surrogacy. “Children are not commodities and should not be bought,” said Bishop Peter Comensoli, the bishops’ delegate Read more

Pope asks married couples to raise kids not pets

Friday, June 6th, 2014

Pope Francis has warned married couples not give in to a culture of wellbeing and substitute owning dogs and cats for having children. To make this a deliberate choice can make for a bitter and lonely old age, the Pontiff warned at a Mass at his residence at the Vatican on June 2. Several couples Read more

Making IVF babies

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