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Dion pregnant with eight-year-old embryo
World Entertainment News Network ^ | August 19, 2009

Posted on 08/26/2009 12:52:55 PM PDT by inflorida

Celine Dion is pregnant with an embryo that was frozen for eight years, her fertility doctor revealed.

The singer has revealed she is expecting her second child with husband Rene Angelil - a little brother or sister for the couple's eight-year-old son Rene-Charles.

And fertility specialist Dr. Zev Rosenwaks has revealed he implanted an embryo in the 41 year old's womb that had been frozen in liquid nitrogen since the in vitro fertilization that helped her conceive Rene-Charles.

(Excerpt) Read more at chron.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: embryos; ivf; snowflakebabies; snowflakechildren
I searched but didn't see this posted.

Interesting (and sort of bizarre) that this is possible.

1 posted on 08/26/2009 12:52:55 PM PDT by inflorida
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To: inflorida

she’s definitely gonna need a Caesarian.


2 posted on 08/26/2009 12:56:22 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (the revolution has happened; the revolution will happen; the revolution is happening.)
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To: the invisib1e hand

At Caesar’s Palace?


3 posted on 08/26/2009 12:57:11 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: inflorida
Wow!

Gosh!

Gee Whiz!

Oh. My. God.

Are you kiddin'!

Wait...what the hell is a Celine Dion?

Is that the guy that sang "Blue Velvet"?

4 posted on 08/26/2009 12:57:19 PM PDT by OldSmaj (I am an avowed enemy of islam and Obama is a damned fool and traitor. Questions?)
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To: inflorida
"Interesting (and sort of bizarre) that this is possible. "

Happens all the time - hence the term "snowflake" babies. Although, I don't know if 8 years is a significant period of time, or not unusual in any way.

5 posted on 08/26/2009 12:58:16 PM PDT by OldDeckHand (No Socialized Medicine, No Way, No How, No Time)
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To: inflorida

Just more playing “God”.


6 posted on 08/26/2009 1:00:02 PM PDT by Grumpybutt (Common Sense - where has it gone?)
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To: inflorida

Freezer burn?

Good thing she a healthy 41 year old.


7 posted on 08/26/2009 1:00:16 PM PDT by wolfcreek (KMTEXASA!)
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To: OldDeckHand

I thought snowflake babies were frozen embryos that were not to be used by the bio parents so other women would have them implanted rather than discarded. This embryo is biologically from Celine and her hubby. In fact, I remember when she was pregnant with her first many years ago she mentioned that there was another embryo and I always wondered if it would just remain frozen forever. Oh well, in any case it’s interesting that after eight years it has been implanted.


8 posted on 08/26/2009 1:00:35 PM PDT by inflorida
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To: inflorida

Whoa is this safe. I will pray it is.


9 posted on 08/26/2009 1:01:26 PM PDT by Marty62 (former Marty60)
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To: inflorida

Maybe she finally let them people touch those things for once...


10 posted on 08/26/2009 1:01:47 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: inflorida

Through plastic surgery she changed herself from a rather attractive woman to an absolute zilch.Very sad,IMO.


11 posted on 08/26/2009 1:03:31 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Christian+Veteran=Terrorist)
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To: inflorida
Phew. I thought it was this Dionne.


12 posted on 08/26/2009 1:04:52 PM PDT by library user
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To: library user

She knew you would say that


13 posted on 08/26/2009 1:06:26 PM PDT by sticker
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To: the invisib1e hand
she’s definitely gonna need a Caesarian.

A little Caesarian ;)


14 posted on 08/26/2009 1:06:50 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Welcome to the Revolution.)
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To: inflorida
"I thought snowflake babies were frozen embryos that were not to be used by the bio parents so other women would have them implanted rather than discarded."

Yes, you are right - I was just speaking to the technology of the "frozen embryo". I do think that married couples use the process for a variety of reasons as well. It is an interesting story.

15 posted on 08/26/2009 1:07:15 PM PDT by OldDeckHand (No Socialized Medicine, No Way, No How, No Time)
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To: reagan_fanatic

I think mama celeste would have worked two, for a couple of reasons.


16 posted on 08/26/2009 1:09:33 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (the revolution has happened; the revolution will happen; the revolution is happening.)
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To: the invisib1e hand
"she’s definitely gonna need a Caesarian."

Because......

17 posted on 08/26/2009 1:11:28 PM PDT by editor-surveyor (The beginning of the O'Bummer administration looks a lot like the end of the Nixon administration)
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To: the invisib1e hand
Right, especially since she (from this article anyway) has a "womb that had been frozen in liquid nitrogen."

Sheesh. Can't anyone write coherently any more?

18 posted on 08/26/2009 1:13:11 PM PDT by dorothy ("Those who hammer their guns into plows will plow for those who do not." ~ Thomas Jefferson)
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To: OldSmaj
Wait...what the hell is a Celine Dion?

I think he sang "The Wanderer".
19 posted on 08/26/2009 1:15:23 PM PDT by Sig Sauer P220 ("Peace" is that brief, glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - Anonymous)
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To: inflorida

IIRC, the Korean people would consider this child eight years and nine months old at birth.


20 posted on 08/26/2009 1:16:39 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: Sig Sauer P220

Actually, she has a rather powerful voice and perfect pitch ... for a skinny Canadian.


21 posted on 08/26/2009 1:17:45 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: inflorida

Congrats to Celine. Hope that the child grows up healthy and happy.


22 posted on 08/26/2009 1:19:08 PM PDT by mysterio
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To: the invisib1e hand

worked two >> worked too. gads, what’s with me?


23 posted on 08/26/2009 1:20:32 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (the revolution has happened; the revolution will happen; the revolution is happening.)
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To: MHGinTN

I think you’re right about the Koreans, at least the old-school ones. It will be interesting to see how this pregnancy goes considering she is barely pregnant so it’s a surprise she announced so early. I don’t think they’ve even seen the heartbeat yet.


24 posted on 08/26/2009 1:20:35 PM PDT by inflorida
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To: inflorida

I had heard that the other embryo was a twin, but I don’t know if that is possible with in vitro. Yes, this is as strange as she is.


25 posted on 08/26/2009 1:32:31 PM PDT by murron (Proud Marine Mom)
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To: inflorida; a fool in paradise

Who's the happy father?

26 posted on 08/26/2009 1:35:31 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Let us prey!)
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To: MHGinTN

Actually, she has a rather powerful voice and perfect pitch
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How aware of pitch correction technology are you? Unless you have heard her sing without any microphones (no signal path other than the air), perfect pitch could be the result of something other than a great voice.

Reading the various music trade mags can be quite enlightening.


27 posted on 08/26/2009 1:45:53 PM PDT by dmz
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To: dmz

I like her music. Ruin it for yourself if you must, but I will continue to like her music. I think she’s a rather neat person, too.


28 posted on 08/26/2009 1:50:15 PM PDT by MHGinTN (Believing they cannot be deceived, they cannot be convinced when they are deceived.)
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To: Joe 6-pack

ROFLMAO!!!!

yOU TOO REMEMBERED THAT BIZZARE larry King appearance. Ha. It was one of my favorite Katrina moments!!! that and Sean Penn in the rowboat with a plastic cup bailing it out.


29 posted on 08/26/2009 1:54:23 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Pray for Israel! And Georgia ! And the Iranian people! and Honduras!)
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To: MHGinTN

I can’t stand to hear her screech~! Ugh. I have never figured out WHy she is so popular. She sounds awful and looks like a horse!


30 posted on 08/26/2009 1:55:33 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (Pray for Israel! And Georgia ! And the Iranian people! and Honduras!)
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To: MHGinTN

Jump to conclusions much?

I’m just pointing out that perfect pitch can be had electronically, and the real thing is exceedingly rare.

Hell, I love Bob Dylan, I have no problem with a folks being a little less than perfect.

No intent to jump on your enjoyment of Celine. Just a comment on the nature of perfect pitch.


31 posted on 08/26/2009 2:06:38 PM PDT by dmz
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To: dmz

How aware of pitch correction technology are you? Unless you have heard her sing without any microphones (no signal path other than the air), perfect pitch could be the result of something other than a great voice.


“Perfect pitch” is something other than singing in tune, which seems to be what you are discussing. Perfect pitch is about the ability to create or generate a note/frequency accurately from memory, or to identify the frequency/note of a played tone.

It can occur without the ability to carry a tune, and is unusual even among the greatest musical talents, since it is entirely unnecessary to perform perfectly. More like a parlor trick than anything, but probably some correlation with musical talent.


32 posted on 08/26/2009 2:38:08 PM PDT by Atlas Sneezed (Typical "Rightwing Extremist")
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