In vitro fertilization

In vitro fertilization

In whose interest?

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Sunera Thobani
Edition: 
Vol 12, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1991
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the impact of new reproductive technologies on women of colour. Calls on the white feminist movement to integrate anti-racism as an integral and vital part of feminism. 

 

 

Behind the headlines: the physical and emotional costs of in vitro fertilization

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Linda S. William
Edition: 
Vol 10, No.3
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1989
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article is an attempt to present the reality of in vitro fertilization as it was experienced by 20 Canadian women.  Discusses the controversial success rates of IVF. Lists the details of what to expect in an IVF procedure. 

 


Who’s In control? eggs, embryos, fetal tissue

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Bonnie Lafave
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Vol 9, No.4
Publisher: 
Women
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

In this article Bonnie Lafave discusses the implications of reproductive technology. Raises the frightening possibility of the abuse of women's bodies and the misuse of fetal tissue and embryos. Raises the question of consent. 

 


Visions for women's reproductive care

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Diana Majury
Connie Clement
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Vol 9, No.2
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1988
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article presents an interview with Diana Majury and Connie Clement to discuss why they do not support a strategy asking government to appoint a royal commission on reproductive technologies. 

 


 

 

Conception without sex

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Debra Pilon
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Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explains the process of In Vitro Fertilization in detail and explores the pro's and con's of this choice for women. Points to the male power inherent in reproductive technologies. 

 

Science fiction/science fact

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Connie Clement
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Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article explores the blurred narratives within science fiction and science practice. 

A primer of reproductive technology

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Kathleen McDonnell
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Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article provides a list of defines words and concepts on the topic of reproductive technologies.     

New age procreation

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Rona Achilles
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Vol 6, No.4
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1985
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article speaks to the encroaching medicalization and commercialization of the reproductive process. Explores the pro's and con's of new reproductive technologies for women. 

 


Turner's syndrome: not a game of x's and o’s

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English
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Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
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Paper
Author: 
Susan Charney
Terry Hooven
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Vol 6, No.1
Publisher: 
Women Healthsharing
Publication Date: 
1984
Publication Place: 
Toronto, ON

This article discusses Turner's Syndrome, aka Gonadal Dygenesis. Highlights common features, challenges for women with this syndrome and therapies that are utilized.  

IVF effectiveness: first the burden of illness, then the burden of cost

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English
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Online
Author: 
E.G. Hughes
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Infertitlity Awarenes Association of Canada
Publication Place: 
Montreal, QC

Discusses the two premises on which governments have not provided funding for medical treatments of infertile couples. Governments claim fertilization is not medically necessary, and infertility treatments, particularly in vitro fertilization (IVF), are not effective. Current study being done seeks to provide evidence against the latter premise; this up-to-date and valid assessment of IVF effectiveness will provide vital information for policy-makers, clinicians and patients.

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