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Reproductive Ethics
  

Reproductive Ethics (PDF ebook – 442nd edition)

Edited by Healey, Justin

Explores ethical concerns and opinions on issues involving assisted reproductive technology including IVF; egg and sperm donation; egg freezing; preimplantation genetic screening; sex selection; and surrogacy. Are Australian guidelines and laws in step with the many ways we can n... read full description below.

ISBN 9781925339857
Published 25 January 2019 by THE SPINNEY PRESS
Available in PDF format
Software Read in Browser or Adobe Ebook Compatible Device
Language en
Series Issues in Society

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ISBN-13 9781925339857
ISBN-10
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Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher THE SPINNEY PRESS
Imprint The Spinney Press
Publication Date 25 January 2019
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format PDF ebook – 442nd edition
Edition 442nd
Author(s) Edited by Healey, Justin
Series Issues in Society
Category Medicine
Human Reproduction, Growth & Development
Family, Home & Self Help
Australian
Issues In Society
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Dewey Code Not specified
Catalogue Code 970312

Description of this Electronic Book

Assisted reproductive technology (ART) is a group of procedures used to assist people in achieving a pregnancy. Recent advancements in the use and availability of ART treatments such as in vitro fertilisation (IVF), gamete intrafallopian transfer (GIFT), gamete donation and surrogacy have raised numerous ethical considerations. This book explores reproductive concerns and opposing opinions on a range of issues including: the ethics of IVF treatment for older women; success rate claims of commercial clinics; access by IVF offspring to the identities of their donor parents; the fate of excess frozen embryos; public funding of IVF; payment for egg and sperm donation; 'social egg freezing' by younger women delaying motherhood; the dilemmas of preimplantation genetic screening; the sex selection debate; collection of gametes and embryos from dying and deceased loved ones; and commercial surrogacy arrangements. Are existing guidelines and laws in Australia in step with the many ways we can now reproduce ourselves? Or are we going too far in dictating the terms of human fertility?

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