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“Stop Telling Couples All Roads Lead to IVF”

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Are you struggling with infertility or gynecological issues such as PCOS or endometriosis? Do you feel like typical infertility treatments are failing women and couples? Are you interested in freezing your eggs? Are you in the medical field or just interested in women’s reproductive health? If so, today’s episode is especially for you! Today we […]

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Man’s Final Conquest

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I recently read, “The Future of Everything: The Cutting Edge of Health,” in The Wall Street Journal. I was a pediatric critical care nurse for many years, working in high-tech health care, where we were always pushing the technology envelope while trying to stay on the right side of the razor-thin line of ethics. Could […]

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Venus Rising Calls the Midwife

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2020 has been deemed the “year of the nurse and the midwife.” For this reason, we couldn’t let 2020 come to an end without interviewing midwife and family nurse practitioner, MaryLou Singleton.  MaryLou has practiced as a midwife for over 20 years, attending over 1000 planned homebirths in the Albuquerque area. She now runs an independent clinic, Enchanted Family […]

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Are the Kids Alright?

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For the little girl who seemed to have everything, little Monroe Christine Lewis is now front and center of a nasty separation and custody battle, and her father, Jeff Lewis, is reporting that she needs counseling. Monroe was born on Oct. 25, 2016, and is nearly 4 years old. She was the product of a four-party commercial contract […]

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What It’s Like to be a Surrogate

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Welcome back to Season 2 of Venus Rising! This season is full of special guests and personal stories you won’t want to miss, so subscribe today! Today, Jennifer talks with Alicia Gruber. Alicia, a mom of two and military wife, has experience as a surrogate mother and also runs multiple surrogacy support groups. As you know, Venus […]

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‘Cuties’ Exposes the Rot in Our Culture

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I wasn’t planning on watching the new Netflix movie, “Cuties,” but as I write and speak a lot about the best interests and rights of children, given all the controversy around this film, I thought I should comment. In order to comment more fully, that sadly required me to watch the hour and a half […]

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New Project in the Works!

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Dear friends, What a rough year 2020 is proving to be! It is a contentious election year during the global Coronavirus pandemic. The long-term economic fallout will not be seen for years as businesses scramble to keep afloat and people try to eke out a living. Depression, suicide, and domestic violence are soaring as it […]

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Now Available for Viewing!

Last week the CBC hosted a dynamite (sold out) webinar featuring Swedish author and culture critic Kajsa Ekis Ekman, CBC European Special Consultant Gary Powell, and CBC President Jennifer Lahl as they discussed surrogacy’s urgent need for an international solution to protect human rights. As promised, the event’s video is now available to view. Please watch […]

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A Global Conversation On Surrogacy

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The Center for Bioethics and Culture cordially invites you to join us for A Global Conversation on Surrogacy featuring Swedish author and culture critic Kajsa Ekis Ekman, CBC European Special Consultant Gary Powell, and CBC President Jennifer Lahl, all original signers of the Stop Surrogacy Now petition. The free Zoom presentation promises to be dynamic […]

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The German government is doing nothing about the trade in children

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By Beatrix von Storch, Member of the Bundestag That the German federal government shows no interest in enforcing the current ban on surrogacy while being keen to teach lessons about the rule of law and human dignity to those whose thinking differs from its own does it no credit whatever. It has answered a question […]

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Summer Reads: “Little Fires Everywhere”

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Do you ever pick up a book that you know nothing about and just start reading?  That is what happened to me when I purchased Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.  I had heard some buzz about the TV show adaptation of the book on Hulu. Then I saw some comments on Twitter about the […]

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Surrogacy- How Not to Treat Women

Surrogacy is a worldwide trade that is impossible to regulate. It is child trafficking with strong links to prostitution. It is woman farming. WE OBJECT! Join us Sunday 9th August at 3pm (UK time) for a dynamic and informative webinar at this link. With Jennifer Lahl and Gary Powell of Stop Surrogacy Now plus Laila […]

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The Untold Harms of Surrogacy

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I have lost count of the number of celebrities hiring women to gestate their babies. Elton John and David Furnish set the trend ten years ago and the list just keeps growing: Kim Kardashian and Kanye West; Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick; Jimmy Fallon and Nancy Juvonen; Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban. More recently, Andy Cohen […]

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New Documentary and Other CBC News

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This year will go down in the history books as the year when a global pandemic literally stopped the world in its tracks. Here at the CBC, we have had to learn a new way to work.  Can we all say Zoom?   This year will go down in the history books as the year when […]

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Tearing Human Biology Apart

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I read with great interest a recent study done on the difference between men and women’s attitudes on the use of robots, specifically sex robots and robots for platonic love relationships. I was not surprised by their findings, but first, let me say a few things about the work of the CBC as it pertains […]

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The Risks of Egg Donation

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The infertility industry in the United States has grown to a multi-billion-dollar business. What is its main commodity? Human eggs. Young women all over the world are solicited by ads—via college campus bulletin boards, social media, online classifieds—offering up to $100,000 for their “donated” eggs, to “help make someone’s dream come true.” But who is […]

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The Gross Advertisement Deception of #BigFertility

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A few months ago, I was sitting at my sister’s kitchen table working on a power point presentation concerning the gross advertisement deception in egg donation. My brother-in-law had just come home from work and became interested in what I was working on. His eyes widened as I showed him advertisements meant to attract and […]

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Important Announcement from the CBC

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For Immediate Release June 9, 2020 The Center for Bioethics and Culture is excited and pleased to announce that Kallie Fell has accepted the position of Executive Director.  Ms. Fell began with The CBC in a volunteer capacity in 2017. In 2019 she took over the position of Research Assistant, focusing heavily on our work […]

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