Assisted Reproduction

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  • Technology Assisted Reproduction

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    Technology Assisted Reproduction Introduction Reproduction is fundamental for the perpetuation of a species and therefore is a trait all species possess. Human reproduction is usually not viewed in this context. Extinction of humans is not considered a threat, but the ability to reproduce is an issue of meeting social expectations. Psychologist Dr. Helen Fisher states that society tends to pressure women into feeling that motherhood is their sole connection to being female (Rutter, 1996)

  • Thoughts on Assisted Reproduction

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    Assisted reproduction is the use of assisted reproductive technology to achieve pregnancy by artificial or partially artificial means. The results and the implication of these different techniques and technologies in the society raises questions on the morality of these acts. Are these acts always right or wrong? Are they only right for certain groups of people? Are they morally correct? Those are the kind of questions that many people have on their mind, but the plurality of arguments makes it difficult

  • Donor Assisted Reproduction

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    Should Children Born from Donor-Assisted Reproduction Have Access to Information about their Genetic Parents? Donor-assisted insemination is a process that enables a woman to conceive a child through the donated sperm/egg of a male or female. Donor insemination is a technique that has been used around the world for fifty eight years. This technique is often used in situations where a man or woman suffer from infertility and are unable to produce children on their own. Donor-insemination is also

  • Ethical Concerns of Assisted Reproduction

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    The advancement and continued developments of third-party assisted reproductive medical practices has allowed many prospective parents, regardless of their marital status, age, or sexual orientation, to have a new opportunity for genetically or biologically connected children. With these developments come a number of rather complex ethical issues and ongoing discussions regarding assisted reproduction within our society today. These issues include the use of reproductive drugs, gestational services

  • Using Assisted Reproduction Techniques and the Implications

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    has been the new Assisted Reproduction Techniques (ART). How far will you go? How perfect will your baby be? These are some questions that people do these days when they make the decision to have descendants. The determination of having children and pregnancy is a complex process. In these are involved psychological, social, economic, religious, and even legal factors. The goal of this article is to consider the advantages and disadvantages of using the Assisted Reproduction Techniques (ART)

  • Family Created

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    advances in technology have opened up the option of assisted reproduction such as artificial insemination, invitro fertilization, donor egg or sperm, and assisted hatching. Another option for family creation is adoption. Each option has advantages and drawbacks. With either option there are emotional, financial, and moral issues associated with these options. Finding a perfect fit for the fertility impaired couple, each option, assisted reproduction, or adoption, must be reviewed and weighed for the

  • In Vitro Fertilization

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    using very fine micromanipulators, was crucial in overcoming these problems. This approach is also now part of the range of techniques which are used in everyday practice in IVF (Edgar, 2002, MIVF and Reproduction Services, online). References Purdy, Laura(2001).Bioethics of New Assisted Reproduction. Nature Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. London: Nature Publishing Group. Retrieved April 12, 2005 at : hhtp://[doi:10.1038/npg.els.0003479] Teays, Wanda, & Purdy, Laura. (2001). Bioethics

  • What is Endometriosis?

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    We have all heard stories of a friend or family member trying to conceive but failing at it for unknown reasons. They spend years, thousands of dollars and many tears only to still not conceive. Then, the woman is finally given the diagnosis of endometriosis. Based on statistical evidence and studies endometriosis is the leading cause of infertility in woman of reproductive age. Not only is it a devastating diagnosis but also an extremely hard disease to diagnosis. At times getting misdiagnosed

  • Infertility Treatments

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    with about 10% or 6.1 million women unable to become pregnant or stay pregnant, according to the CDC (Blonna, Carter, and Levitan, 2010). Infertility can be treated in many different ways including, medicine, surrogacy, artificial insemination, or assisted reproductive technology ( In some cases, these treatments are combined and are successful for most couples. An example of a medicine used is clomiphene citrate (Clomid), which is taken by

  • In Vitro Fertilization Essay

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    One of the most natural and necessary actions in life is that of reproduction. For many families it is not just a natural process, but also a deep desire to have children and raise a family. For those that experience problems with reproduction, because of the development of new medical technologies, there are options like adoption and reproductive assistance. Due to the desire of many to have biological children, these families turn to the option of Assistive Reproductive Technology (ART), including