Category Assisted Reproduction

First CRISPR Babies: Where are our Ethics?

Françoise Baylis responds to the recently announced birth of the world’s first genome edited babies and raises concerns about the scientific practice and ethical accountability.

Join the Debate on Human Genome Editing!

Yeyang Su invites Impact Ethics readers to mark their calendars for the second International Summit on Human Genome Editing.

Reimbursing Surrogates & Donors

Françoise Baylis supports the proposed new regulations for reimbursement related to assisted human reproduction.

Posthumous Sperm Retrieval

Darrel Dennis argues that people’s religious beliefs should be an important factor in decisions regarding posthumous sperm retrieval.

Paying for Egg Donations Enters Dicey Territory

Françoise Baylis opposes payment for egg donations and supports Canada’s current altruistic system.

Talking about decriminalization is not enough

Katie Hammond argues that discussions surrounding the Assisted Human Reproduction Act must go beyond decriminalization.

Paying Surrogates & Donors: Against Canadian Values

Francoise Baylis and Alana Cattapan object to a politician’s private member’s bill that seeks to remove the current prohibition on compensating surrogates and donors.