Category: ART

Let’s Raise the Volume on the Next Wave for Women, Families and Advanced Reproductive Technology

Let’s Raise the Volume on the Next Wave for Women, Families and Advanced Reproductive Technology

“We still have a long way to go. Our policies just haven’t kept up with the challenges women and families face today.”  —Hillary Rodham Clinton, Fortune Magazine, September 29th, 2016 In the past few months I’ve been so energized by the possibility that the most powerful glass ceiling in ...

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Turn Panic into Peace: A New Edition of In Her Own Sweet Time: Egg Freezing and the New Frontiers of Family

Turn Panic into Peace: A New Edition of In Her Own Sweet Time: Egg Freezing and the New Frontiers of Family

Turn Panic into Peace: A new edition with updated medical, technological, and social science research In the six years that have passed since I published  the first edition of my memoir about the new choices that women face as they are having children older and are trying to balance career, ...

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Minimally Viable Dad 

Minimally Viable Dad 

The rights of sperm donors—who deserves to be called “daddy”? I began thinking about having a child on my own after a very serious relationship broke up when I was 37, a critical time for my fertility. I considered every option. I talked to a friend about donating his sperm and I considered ...

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A Book Review of “Finding Our Families”

A Book Review of “Finding Our Families”

Finding Our Families by Wendy Kramer and Naomi Cahn, J.D. A friend recently commented to me that choosing single motherhood with a donor or minimally viable dad today is the equivalent of “Starbucks coming to the East Village,” meaning it’s a formerly edgy neighborhood now turned mainstream and ...

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