#028 | Big Fertility’s Big Lies with Jennifer Lahl
The fertility industry is lying to women.
Jennifer Lahl is the founder and president of The Center for Bioethics and Culture Network. Lahl couples her 25 years of experience as a pediatric critical care nurse, a hospital administrator, and senior-level nursing management with a deep passion to speak for those who have no voice.
Lahl’s writings have appeared in various publications including First Things Magazine the American Journal of Bioethics. In 2009, Lahl was associate producer of the documentary film, Lines That Divide: The Great Stem Cell Debate, which was an official selection in the 2010 California Independent Film Festival. She made her writing and directing debut, producing the documentary film, Eggsploitation, which has been awarded 2011 Best Documentary by the California Independent Film Festival, has sold in over 30 countries, and is showing all over the U.S. In December 2012, she released her film, Anonymous Father's Day, which tells the stories of people created via anonymous sperm donation. An updated and expanded version of Eggsploitation was released in September 2013, adding new egg donor stories and updates. Her forthcoming documentary film, addressing Surrogacy, was released in January 2014. In 2015, Ms. Lahl released, "Maggie's Story", her first documentary short film on one woman's story of being a ten-time egg donor now battling stage IV cancer.