Pros And Cons Of Invitrofertilization

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Imagine wanting to have a baby and not being able to conceive one. Invitrofertilization is the opportunity you've been waiting for it allows same sex couples and single women able to have their own biological children. Invitrofertilization is an emerging issue in the medical field due to infertility of couples, debatable stem cell research, the demanding process, and the outcome of these children. People who cannot conceive a child are not completely out of luck. They have a handful of options, their best option is invitrofertilization. Medical News Today stated “ Invitrofertilization is the most common and most effective type of assisted reproductive technology (ART) to help women become pregnant.” Lesley and John Brown were unable to have children, so they wished for a miracle and went to gynecologist Patrick Steptoe and Nobel Prize-winning physiologist Robert Edwards and tried invitrofertilization. They went through hundreds of embryos before Louise was implanted in her mother. Later that year on July 25, 1978 Louise Brown became the worlds first baby born through invitrofertilization. Because she was the first baby ever born through IVF her birth had to be filmed since it was such a scientific advancement. Lesley was unable to hold her baby right after birth due to around the 60 different tests the doctors had to …show more content…

TIME said “In Sweden 2.5 million children were studied, this is the largest study to date they looked for connections with IVF techniques and neurological disorders. What they found was that every 47 children out of 100,000 born through IVF have cognitive deficits, such as a lower IQ or problems with communicating and socializing skills. This is compared to the 40 children out of 100,000 born naturally.” So children born through IVF have a 0.00007 percent chance of having some type of cognitive

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