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Snowflake Adoption Is Wonderful, but it Is Not the Solution

Snowflake Adoption Is Wonderful, but it Is Not the Solution

Snowflake adoptions involve adopting and implanting frozen embryos “left over” after IVF. Like pregnancy care centers that offer redemptive ways for people to confront the issue of abortion, embryo adoption is an amazing and redemptive response to a pre-existing brokenness. It’s not accurate, however, to call it a “solution.” Here’s why.

One Couple's Decision to Forgo IVF

One Couple's Decision to Forgo IVF

In a culture that views children as products instead of image-bearers, many Christians feel lost when faced with fertility issues. The Church has, too often, simply failed young couples in this area, both in communicating a theology of children and in helping them navigate the ethical challenges of infertility.

Baby Is Born from Embryo Frozen for 28 Years

Baby Is Born from Embryo Frozen for 28 Years

A baby girl has made history by becoming the first infant to be born from an embryo that has been frozen for 28 years.

Ghost Dads: More Ethical Issues for IVF

Ghost Dads: More Ethical Issues for IVF
In Deuteronomy 25, Moses commanded that if a man dies childless, his brother should marry the widow and that “the first son whom she bears shall succeed to the name of his dead brother, that his name may not be blotted out of Israel.”

Babies Made-to-Order: America’s Fast-Food Embryo Industry

Babies Made-to-Order: America’s Fast-Food Embryo Industry
For most of human history, the mystery of life’s beginnings were tucked away inside the womb, safe from prying eyes and meddling hands. But in the last few decades, new technologies have changed all that.

The IVF Needle Baby: Darling Meme, Troubling Theme

The IVF Needle Baby: Darling Meme, Troubling Theme
A very recent example is a picture of a baby wrapped in a rainbow-colored blanket surrounded by 1,616 hypodermic needles arranged in the shape of a heart.

In This Modern Family, Exes Battle for Custody of Frozen Embryos

In This Modern Family, Exes Battle for Custody of Frozen Embryos
TV-star Sofia Vergara’s ex-fiancé is waging a public campaign for her to let him have and raise the couple’s two frozen embryos.

Modern Family Indeed: Sofia Vergara’s Embryo Fight Raises Ethical Questions

Modern Family Indeed: Sofia Vergara’s Embryo Fight Raises Ethical Questions
“Modern Family” star Sofia Vergara and Florida businessman Nick Loeb are fighting over their two frozen female embryos.

Dolce and Gabbana Double Down on Pro-Family Stance

Dolce and Gabbana Double Down on Pro-Family Stance
Fashion designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana have drawn harsh criticism from several celebrities including Elton John after making comments supporting traditional families and opposing assisted reproduction.
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