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Assisted reproduction

The ethics of assisted reproduction

‘Caring professions have a prominent role in facilitating the application of artificial reproduction technology’.

Trying to conceive

Fertility problems in the UK are common, with up to 15% of couples experiencing subfertility (Manders et al, 2015). Those who have problems trying to conceive can experience stress and anxiety, which...

The rise of non-traditional pregnancies through assisted reproductive technologies

In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is when an egg is fertilised by sperm outside the human body, usually in a culture dish (Franklin, 1997). This technique was developed by Sir Robert Geoffrey Edwards, a...

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