Ethical Issues Regarding Infertility Treatment

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1. Discuss ethical issues concerning infertility treatment. For example, should there be any limits based on cost or parental? Yes, I believe there should be a limit based on the parent and how many fetuses the woman can carry. In reference to the parent, I believe the parent should be financial stable, that way the child needs will be met. The reason why I think there should be a limit on the number of fetuses a woman can carry is because it seems unsafe for her health and the baby. According to the article, “Are eight babies more than enough?” carrying more than a couple of fetuses is dangerous to the pregnant woman and to the health and survival of the fetuses in her womb. In addition, according to the book, The Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine recommends that fertility programs withhold services if there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that the prospective parent would not provide adequate child rearing to the offspring (Holden, 180). I think this is a good thing, because as I mentioned earlier, the mother or couple should be financial stable. The one thing that stood out to me in this article was the last paragraph, the author stated.…show more content…
“It is time for the profession and business of reproductive medicine to accept their firm inescapable ethical obligation to give the interests and well-being of the children they help to create the same consideration they give to the desires of the adults they serve.” The reason why I agree with this statement is because when women start carrying more than two fetuses, it can become a threat to society versus a

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