May 5, 2006

Let's talk IVF

Old News: Whose baby is it anyway?

Two people decide to make
A baby, and then they break-
Up. She is dejected
As her claim gets rejected.
In such cases, there’s so much at stake!

SocietyGuardian.co.uk: On Friday, June 25, 2004, an infertile woman lost her appeal to use her own frozen embryos to try for a baby over the objections of her ex-partner.


New News: Too old to be a mother?

At 63, she plans to become,
Using IVF technology, a mum.
Though experts riled,
“You’re too old for a child!”
To their warnings, she will not succumb.

Telegraph 05/05/05: A psychiatrist who is due to become Britain's oldest mother at the age of 63, was criticised last night by IVF groups, sociologists and even a family member. Read about it here

2 comments:

  1. Padmaja Iyengar10:52 AM

    A mother can be never too old
    If she can a pregnancy hold.
    In her quest for fulfilment
    She went ahead and got pregnent
    Even if 63 seems a lil' bold!

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  2. It does seem a little bold, doesn't it? Let's see if it brings on any new laws stating that women cannot have babies whenever they feel like it.

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