Sperm donation

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  • Essay about Sperm Donation: A Viable Option

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    unknown incest becoming a problem. Many opponents of sperm donation also believe that donation should not be allowed to remain anonymous, citing that this causes negative effects on the resulting children in the long run (Christian Science Monitor); however I believe this should be entirely the donor’s choice. Many countries have already passed laws no longer allowing anonymous donation. According to the article “In Britain, a decline in sperm donors; Anonymous no longer, most say they want to help

  • Anonymous Sperm and Egg Donation Essay

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    Anonymous Sperm and Egg Donation Anonymous sperm and egg donation is a serious topic. Some people think they should remain anonymous and some do not. A few reasons for becoming known donors are legal rights, medical reasons, and psychological problems. The parents and donor kids should know where the sperm or egg came from because it might affect their futures. Medical risks are a huge deal that everyone needs to be aware of, but especially those who are not sure where they came from. Donor children

  • Sperm Donation Controversy

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    A child being conceived through sperm donation is one of the many ways life has been made easier. Sperm donors have always been in high demand, because there is and still are many single women, couples (lesbians, heterosexuals), and different cases of individuals who are not able to conceive a child. The argument has always been over the sperm donor's anonymity, and what knowledge the child or receiver should be provided. The man who volunteers to donate his sperm signs a contract that assures him

  • Inhorn's Analysis

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    of semen collection highly troubling. Men spoke of how they believed that others sitting in the waiting room would time how long it took for them to produce a sample. If men took too long they believed they would be seen as incapable of producing sperm, and therefore feel emasculated and judged by other attendees of the clinic. This lead to one man remarking “what am I, a donkey?” (Inhorn, 2012a: 186) He was infuriated at the expectation expected to produce a sample on demand and in close proximity

  • Anthropological Challenges Raised by New Reproductive Technologies

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    In his argument he mentions the debate about artificial insemination, which raised social and legal problems. The sperm donor might be the husband or just an anonymous man, but whether the husband or not, the sperm donor was never approved to be the legal or proper father as the reproduction procedure was not taken place naturally. In fact, it was recommended to be made as a criminal offence in 1948, by a commission

  • Cullimore Vs Johnson Case

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    Amie Cullimore, a medical practitioner, filed a child support claim against Michael Ranson, who more than two decades ago donated his sperm to Amie Cullimore, who subsequently conceived two children. Cullimore alleges that throughout the years, Ranson has assumed the role of loco parentis, which means that Ranson has stood in the place of the parent throughout the years. Ranson filed a response that Bill 28, also known as, All Families Are Equal Act, which extinguishes Cullimore`s claim based on

  • Traditional Surrogacy And Gestational Surrogacy

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    well-known forms of surrogacy. Traditional uses intrauterine insemination to implant the biological father 's sperm into the egg of the surrogate. This procedure is typically used when the mother 's eggs or father 's sperm is no longer viable. Also, this procedure is less expensive and complex than in-vitro fertilization. This procedure allows the father of the child to be the biological sperm donor, and feel possessive over his kin. Due to the genetic relation of the baby to the surrogate mother in

  • Infertility Advantages And Disadvantages

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    The devastation of infertility in women can normally be very traumatic and overwhelming, but the sliver of hope that science has been able to restore, to these women is utterly beautiful. In some cultures, women who have trouble conceiving are deemed as lesser or inferior. For instance in some African cultures, a woman who is unable to conceive is almost like an outcast in her family and society. With the evolution of science, there are now many explanations for infertility issues and solutions to

  • Essay Reproductive Techniques: In Vitro Fertilization

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    reproductive techniques such as invitro fertilization, egg or sperm donation and gestational surrogacy have sparked new interests to women who do not have the ability to reproduce on their own. Legal, moral and ethical issues have been raised about these advanced methods of reprodution used to substitute natural conception and birth. These advanced techniques raise issues concerning the rights and parenthood. What does occur in the process of sperm donation? What happens when a surrogate mother refuses to give

  • Utilitarianism: The Case Of Commercial Surrogacy

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    Utilitarianism is a universal teleological system. It calls for the greatest good for the greatest number, meaning that whatever is beneficial to the greatest number of people is good, whereas whatever benefits the least number of people is otherwise. From the utilitarian stance, surrogacy may be morally right because the intended parents receive a much-desired child. In the case of commercial surrogacy, the surrogate mother receives a reward in form of payment, and in altruistic surrogacy, the surrogate

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