Donor conception and children's rights: "First, do no harm"
- In This Issue. FURTON, EDWARD J. // National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly;Winter2012, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p573
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various articles within the issue on topics including mitochondrial transfer, fertilization in vitro and charity within society.
- Infertility--X or Y factors. Lutz, Brobson // New Orleans Magazine;Jan2001, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p30
Presents information on in-vitro fertilization.
- In Vitro vs. Spontaneous Fertilization Produce Comparable Outcomes. // Fertility Weekly;11/20/2006-11/27/2006, p5
The article highlights the results of a study comparing the pregnancy outcomes of spontaneously conceived twins to in vitro fertilization (IVF) conceived twins based on their chorionicity. The study examined the outcomes of twin pregnancies carried beyond 24 weeks' gestation that were born in...
- Origin stories revisited: ivf as an anthropological project. Franklin, Sarah // Culture, Medicine & Psychiatry;Dec2006, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p547
The author reflects on IVF as an anthropological project and the classic concerns of anthropology. The feminist scholars perceived IVF as all forms of imitation, which assisted procreation. An overview of IVF enabled conception upsetting the balance between nature-culture polarity is offered....
- The 2004 Italian legislation regulating assisted reproduction technology: a multicentre survey on the results of IVF cycles. G. Ragni; A. Allegra; P. Anserini; F. Causio; A.P. Ferraretti; E. Greco; R. Palermo; E. Somigliana // Human Reproduction;Aug2005, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p2224
BACKGROUND: The new Italian law, passed in 2004, regulating assisted reproduction technology imposes that no more than three oocytes can be fertilized at one time and that all embryos obtained must be transferred simultaneously. Oocyte cryopreservation is allowed while embryo cryostorage is...
- Treatment option for sperm- or oocyte-related fertilization failure: assisted oocyte activation following diagnostic heterologous ICSI. B. Heindryckx; J. Van der Elst; P. De Sutter; M. Dhont // Human Reproduction;Aug2005, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p2237
BACKGROUND: Failed fertilization occurs in 23% of ICSI cycles and is mainly due to lack of oocyte activation. Heterologous ICSI of patient's sperm in mouse oocytes allows discrimination between sperm- and oocyte-related aetiologies of activation failure. Assisted oocyte activation (AOA) by...
- Making babies through in vitro fertilization. Battle-Mutter, Patricia // RN;Nov88, Vol. 51 Issue 11, p34
Presents information on the process of in vitro fertilization. Patient education; Egg retrieval; Embryo implantation.
- Choosing between Possible Lives. Legal and Ethical Issues in Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis. Scott, Rosamund // Oxford Journal of Legal Studies;Spring2006, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p153
This article critically appraises the current legal scope of the principal applications of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD). This relatively new technique, which is available to some parents undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment, aims to ensure that a child is not born with a...
- Editorial: Promoting children's rights: rekindling respectivity. Maree, J. G. // South African Journal of Psychology;Sep2012, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p295
The author reflects on his experiences as a researcher in disadvantaged areas in South Africa and then relate such experiences to the question of the rights of the children. He provides solutions with the plight of so many children in the country and as well as offers ways of improving such...