Ethical and legal conundrums of postmodern procreation

  title={Ethical and legal conundrums of postmodern procreation},
  author={C. Jones},
  journal={International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics},
  • C. Jones
  • Published 2008
  • Medicine
  • International Journal of Gynecology & Obstetrics
  • Using assisted reproductive technologies for a variety of personal and autonomous reasons, patients may delay birth and parenting by conceiving an embryo and carrying the resultant child to term years or even decades later. Today's science of cryogenics and assisted conception can distort the chronological sequencing of heredity, whereby cells and embryos may ultimately be stored safely at ultra-low temperatures for indefinite amounts of time. These facts underlie a novel theoretical paradigm… CONTINUE READING
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