Category Medical Tourism

Egg Freezing in China: Liberty or Despair?

Jing-Bao Nie comments on how, in different ways, inadequate social supports for reproduction and parenting, and the prohibition on social egg freezing by single women in China limit women’s reproductive liberty.

Hidden from View: Canadian Surrogacy

Pamela M. White questions why we know so little about Canadian surrogacy practices and outcomes.

Canada is a booming foreign surrogacy destination

Pamela M. White recounts the ways that Canada is described at a recent surrogacy conference in the United Kingdom.

Ontario Nurses Advocate Ban on Inbound Medical Tourism

G.K.D. Crozier contends that a regulated market in inbound medical tourism in Ontario could be preferable to either a blind-eye approach or a complete ban on the practice.

Is it time to legalize commercial surrogacy in Canada?

Karen Busby suggests that the safety, security and well-being of surrogate mothers, the children they bear and the intended parents may be better protected through regulatory regimes than criminal prohibitions.

Is Cross-border Egg Donation Exploitative?

Monique Deveaux highlights some ethical concerns with cross-border egg ‘donation’.

How We Learned Not to Drop the E-Bomb

Jeremy Snyder and Valorie A. Crooks explain why they avoid using the word “ethics” on their Medical Tourism website.