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News Roundup: Is Freezing Your Eggs an Ethical Dilemma?

All the parenting news you probably didn’t have time to read this week.



– “Is there anything ethically troubling about healthy young women freezing their eggs for later use?” Christine Rosen likens egg freezing to cosmetic surgery, a “denial” of the inevitability of aging. (WSJ)

– A new study reports that “infants whose parents sucked on their pacifiers to clean them developed fewer allergies than children whose parents typically rinsed or boiled them.” (NYT)

– You’ve had the sex talk, and now you need to have the sext talk. Helpful tips for what to say to your kids so they’ll never end up in a Steubenville-like disaster. (Slate)

– What should we call men who stay at home to take care of their families? And if we find the right word, will it make staying at home more attractive to men? (Atlantic)

 

Molly TolskyMolly Tolsky is the editor of Kveller.com. She holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. Her work has appeared in various literary magazines including Lumina, MAKE, and The Collagist, and her non-fiction has appeared in The Jewish Daily Forward. She isn't a parent, but a very proud aunt. Follow her @mollytolsky.

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