Posts tagged ‘ivf’

August 2, 2013

Where there’s a Will, there’s a . . . Baby

by duncanr

111111-baby1201The wife of a Palestinian prisoner, Abdul Kareem al-Rimawi (who is serving a 25-year sentence in an Israeli prison), has given birth to a baby boy following IVF treatment using her husband’s sperm smuggled out of the prison

How this ‘Emission Impossible’ task was accomplished is not known – and Abdul’s family are not talking lest they spoil it for other Palestinian prisoners wanting to impregnate their women when the traditional route of doing so is denied to them

It has to be said that the . . .

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July 6, 2011

£20 for a Baby

by duncanr

I can understand how distressing it must be for couples who want to have a baby but can’t .

Some who find themselves in that position consider fostering or adoption.

Others, turn to various fertility treatments. These are expensive, however, and out of reach of many couples

So perhaps those folk will welcome the new lottery game – £20 a ticket, game every month, winner to receive fertility treatment worth £20k ?

See –

Personally, I find this proposal a bit ‘iffy’ – it smacks just a little bit like exploiting the pain of others for commercial profit.

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