in vitro

Healthy Living
All types of businesses and consumer brands have seized on the consumer’s desire for more “natural” products and services
Impact
The Missouri legislature is currently considering the enactment of legislation that would define frozen embryos as human life.
Parents
Parents can, and should put the needs and desires of their children to seek out and connect with half siblings and/or donors, above their own fears. This is the ultimate sacrifice that parents make for their children. It is also the greatest gift we can give to our children, and to ourselves.
Parenting
Oh my gosh! I could see a teeny little light flickering away. It was like the first scene in the movie It's a Wonderful Life when the angels are talking to God up in the galaxy. Every time an angel spoke the stars would glimmer and shine.
Parenting
In the throes of my years of IVF, I never really spent time thinking of actually parenting these kids. I was so focused on growing them and keeping them in there and then birthing them and then having them not die in their sleep. And I did it. Three times.
Women
About three years ago I went public with a very personal battle. At the time, I had just turned 42. I had a great, big life... but I didn't have a little one in it. I had always wanted to have a baby.
Detroit
When Mattison died in 2001, his wife used the banked sperm and conceived twins -- Mallory and Michael -- who were born about
Science
The article that inspired this segment, “Three-Parent Babies: Public Asked Over IVF Treatment,” further examines how our
Latino Voices
The case involves Costa Rica’s ban on in vitro fertilization. It arose from a March 2000 decision by Costa Rica's highest
Women
I'm not ready to be a mother, but I do not want to wake up one day and regret having played or let someone else play with my right to motherhood.
Women
Julie Barth's prayers were answered when a doctor in Crystal Lake, Ill., told her in vitro fertilization might get her pregnant
Parenting
"Whilst most twins -- whether conceived naturally or via IVF -- are healthy, twins are more at risk of being born pre-term
Science
Would you eat a hamburger grown in a petri dish? How would you feel if your breakfast sausage came from the lab? Well, scientists are getting close to making this a reality.
Videos
HuffPost Science Correspondent Cara Santa Maria discusses in vitro meat, a new technology that may soon revolutionize the way we feed the growing world population.
Women
For most childless couples, in vitro fertilization is an effective but prohibitively expensive road to motherhood that dangles
Wellness
I find myself somewhat ambivalent about Edwards's Nobel Prize for in vitro fertilization, but for reasons diametrically opposed to those of the Vatican. My issues are with the babies that ARE born.
Wellness
Iron clad boundaries and clear roles, the sorts that the Akanksha Clinic in India insists upon for their IVF patients and surrogates, should matter immensely to potential parents.