- Jun 6, 2020
There may be a correlation between declining fertility rates and rapidly rising elderly populations in many societies around the world, and the extent to which those societies have been impacted by the coronavirus.
According to one expert, while in vitro fertilization (IVF) has boomed in popularity since the first child born through the procedure in 1978, there is a lack of scientific research on infertility itself, meaning artificial fertilization procedures could be overused.
Jennifer Lahl is the president of the Center for Bioethics and Culture, and spoke to Crux about her new film ‘#BigFertility’.
The French bishops said proposals to extend fertility treatments to lesbian couples and single women would harm society by removing fatherhood from the lives of children.
Young people in Europe need political support to start families in countries with aging populations, a French Catholic campaigner said.
“If a country decides not to have children, it’s like committing suicide,” expert says.