When motherhood becomes a mere avenue to a paycheck, both the woman and the child she carries are wronged. Surrogacy undermines the dignity of both women and children.
Egg freezing does not really beat biology. It buys a small chance at giving birth, but at a very high price indeed.
Real grownups know that no one has a right to a child, a right to another woman’s body in order to have a child, or a right to risk anyone’s health or life in order to have a child
The fertility industry has absolutely no interest in doing the studies and the research that are needed to protect women.
Assistive reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization not only involve serious medical risks, they also disrupt family life and commodify human beings.
No one should prey upon vulnerable cash-strapped women, recklessly endangering their health and well-being in order to harvest their eggs.
Jennifer Lahl is President of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network.
Editorial Consultant, EthicsFinder