Category Reproduction

Polygenic Risk Scores to Select Embryos: A Need for Societal Debate

Hazar Haidar discusses the need for a societal debate to explore challenges related to polygenic embryo screening.

Lost and Won: A Challenge of the UK Law Allowing Selective Termination

Chris Kaposy discusses the significance of a recent challenge of the United Kingdom’s Abortion Act by a group that included Heidi Crowter, a woman who has Down syndrome.

PEI is Now a Leader in Reproductive Health Care

Martha Paynter reports on the current state of access to abortion and comprehensive reproductive health services in Prince Edward Island.

Fetal Tissue Research and Abortion: Related and Conflated

Andrew Allen considers the impact of contemporary politics on fetal tissue research policy in the U.S. and warns that ethical decision-making about health is difficult when politics interferes.

The Unintended Outcomes of Mis-Measuring Unintended Pregnancies

Megan Nichole Poole and Alana Cattapan show that there is an important and ongoing need for accurate, up-to-date information about rates of unintended pregnancy in Canada.