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    Introduction –Some people want to have a baby so badly that they consult fertility and reproductive health professionals who use the advancements of assisted reproductive technology to greaten their chances of having children through invetro fertilization amongst other methods. Is Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) a good or bad alternative when couples are out of options? What are the repercussions of using ART. Body Paragraph # 1 Topic Sentence – What is Infertility and Assisted Reproductive Technology? Supporting Evidence - Infertility means someone is not able to get pregnant after one year of trying to get pregnant if you are under 35 years old or for six months if you are over 35 years old. Women who keep getting pregnant but are unable to stay pregnant may also be considered infertile.…

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    Methods may be used assure natural conception, but should conception be manipulated through the use of Assisted Reproductive Technology, namely in vitro fertility treatments used on barren women. Methods may be used to assure avoiding conception, but should abortion be used to avoid an unwanted pregnancy. Abortion is taking a life where there should be life. Assisted Reproductive Technology creates life where there should be no life. If abortion is unnatural from a Christian perspective, then…

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    Reproductive technology is not a genetic shopping list; it is a way for couples to achieve the goal of having a baby. It also gives hope to the woman who though they would never be able to conceive a baby of their own. There are a vast number of advances happening in the reproductive world with medicine. These advances are to benefit the major of society in counting their generation to come. This process isn’t just about deciding what gender or eye color you want your child to have.…

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    How Conception and Abortion is in the U.S. Debates about abortion have always been a big issue in both the United States and the world. Some people argue that it is wrong to do an abortion because you take away a child that has the right to a life. However, the other side argues that it is important for women to have the right to have an abortion if they want to. In addition to the debate about abortion, there are also debates going on about conception. In some cases men are sterile and cannot…

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    Surrogacy In Australia

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    The issue of surrogacy and birth technologies with family law brings up a myriad of legal implications. Technology has and will continue to expand and evolve at an accelerated rate. Laws governing the use of such technologies are failing in some areas and the law fails to keep up with the rapid changes in society and technology. This is because the surrogate mother has exclusive custody rights; she cannot be forced to give up the child and also has a period of reconsideration of initial…

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    People travel to Thailand not just for enjoying their vacations, but also for realizing the dream of having a baby. India, Thailand and California in the United States are the most popular destinations for cross- border reproductive care or fertility tourism (Mckelvey, David, Shenfield, & Jauniaux, 2009). People usually go abroad for commercial surrogacy. No matter what their marital status or sexual orientation are (Armour, 2012), they could seek help from surrogacy agencies in those places.…

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    How can we define Infertility? Infertility is defined as not being able to get pregnant after having unprotected sex for at least a year, or in some circumstances, six months. Infertility can also be defined as a woman that can get pregnant, but keeps having miscarriages or stillbirths. There is no exact cause for infertility, it may be due to a cause in either you or your partner. Or in some cases, a combination of both people. It is said that infertility affects approximately 10-15% of couples…

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    The statistics, some of which is highlighted by Dorothy Roberts in Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction and the Meaning of Liberty, show the disparity between whites and blacks who seek fertility help from the new reproductive mechanisms. She concludes that it is very evident that the methods are used also exclusively by whites: there are a few black middle-class patients, but largely exceptions. The cost of the procedures is the first of many barriers that rule out numerous black families…

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    America freely offers a wide variety of contraceptives, including implants, patches, pills, sponges, and rings. According to Our Bodies Ourselves, in the Griswold v. Connecticut case of 1965, the Supreme Court granted married couples the right to use birth control, although they were still unavailable to millions of American women. In 1972, birth control was legalized for all American citizens through the Baird v. Eisenstadt case. It wasn’t until the 21st century that the government started…

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    In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), is a reproductive technology involving an egg being removed from a woman, and joined with the sperm cell from a man. This process all happens in a test tube, for the intent of controlling those who suffer from problems with fertility (Pbs.org, n.d.). The cells then join together in a process called meiosis, where they then divide to form an embryo. IVF is most commonly used for those who would otherwise be unable to have children, including blocked tubes, same sex…

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