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Materialising the perfect egg 'donor': examining the work of screening technologies in clinical, commercial and counselling practices
Within Europe, fertility treatment using donor eggs is increasing, with demand coming from a diverse and growing number of recipients, including older women and gay male couples. Within the EU, the practice is governed by ...
A comparative analysis of marketing materials used to recruit egg donors in Belgium, Spain and the United Kingdom (Poster).
Study question: How is egg donation framed in clinic marketing material used to recruit and/or inform potential egg donors in (Dutch speaking) Belgium, Spain and the UK? Summary answer: In Belgium, egg donation (ED) was ...
Gifting, sharing, donating, helping: tracing discourses of altruism and medical need in clinics' recruitment of egg providers
Fertility treatment using donor eggs is a growing phenomenon, with over 40,000 cycles performed across Europe per year. European regulations stipulate that in advertising for women to come forward as egg providers, promotional ...
Genetics, heritability and family histories: materialising the healthy egg donor in clinical screening practices
Media reporting of a small number of high profile cases in which serious genetic conditions have been inadvertently passed from donor to offspring serve to generate ideas about the potential for genetic risk in donor ...