Essay The Ethical Issues Of Infertility

1681 Words Dec 3rd, 2016 7 Pages
Infertility is a symptom that became present when sin entered the world. Not all experience it, but for the ones that do, it can be heart crushing and emotionally draining for them and their families. Over the past couple of decades, scientist and medical personal have come up with solutions that can help infertility couples bypass the normal fertilization and pregnancy patterns. However, by doing this, numerous ethical issues have evolved and with many people, the thought of conducting IVF’s, IUI’s or surrogate motherhood arrangements are not an option because of moral or religious issues. For most Christians, they find themselves in this specific group of people, but it is not all doom and gloom for them because there are options available to them. One main option for them can save an innocent child’s life and also maintain the natural process of child carrying and birth. This option is called embryo adoption and as we further go along we will dissect this possibility in more detail. First, we must look at the ethical issues that arise when it comes to infertility treatments. IUI (Intra-Uterine Insemination) are medical treatments that place sperm inside a female’s uterus. The sperm can come from the spouse or in certain situations, the sperm can come from a donor. Christians have problems with this specific treatment because their faith teaches them that reproduction should occur within the confines of marriage and only in this contractual agreement with their Heavenly…

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