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Missing pieces: not-so-public biotech consultations  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39810
Reports on the roundtable discussions held in April and May 1998 around the national strategy to guide biotechnology developments in Canada. (See Details)
Published: 1998
New reproductive technology bill awaits delivery  
http://www.cwhn.ca/node/39836
Discusses the implications of Bill C-47, a new legislation on new reproductive and genetic technologies. (See Details)
Published: 1998
New age procreation  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_6_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article speaks to the encroaching medicalization and commercialization of the reproductive process. Explores the pro's and con's of new reproductive technologies for women. 

 


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Published: 1985
A primer of reproductive technology   
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_6_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article provides a list of defines words and concepts on the topic of reproductive technologies.     

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Published: 1985
Science fiction/science fact  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_6_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article explores the blurred narratives within science fiction and science practice. 

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Published: 1985
Conception without sex  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1985_Healthsharing_Vol_6_No_4_Fall.pdf

This article explains the process of In Vitro Fertilization in detail and explores the pro's and con's of this choice for women. Points to the male power inherent in reproductive technologies. 

 

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Published: 1985
Visions for women's reproductive care  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_2_Spring.pdf

This article presents an interview with Diana Majury and Connie Clement to discuss why they do not support a strategy asking government to appoint a royal commission on reproductive technologies. 

 


 

 

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Published: 1988
Who’s In control? eggs, embryos, fetal tissue  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1988_Healthsharing_Vol_9_No_4_Fall.pdf

In this article Bonnie Lafave discusses the implications of reproductive technology. Raises the frightening possibility of the abuse of women's bodies and the misuse of fetal tissue and embryos. Raises the question of consent. 

 


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Published: 1988
Behind the headlines: the physical and emotional costs of in vitro fertilization  
http://www.cwhn.ca/sites/default/files/PDF/Healthsharing/1989_Healthsharing_Vol_10_No_3_Summer.pdf

This article is an attempt to present the reality of in vitro fertilization as it was experienced by 20 Canadian women.  Discusses the controversial success rates of IVF. Lists the details of what to expect in an IVF procedure. 

 


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Published: 1989
Unraveling the fertility industry: challenges and strategies for movement building  
http://www.cwhn.ca/en/node/42114

The author pulls out the main points and outcomes of a three-day international consultation on Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs).  The consultation brought together 90 participants from over 10 countries to discuss issues and concerns around the proliferation, and normalization  of the industry of ARTs.

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Published: Spring/Summer 2010