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Is IVF (ART) indisputable?

Author / Source : Tugdual Derville Published on : Thematic : Early life / Assisted reproduction Files Temps de lecture : 32 min.

A chorus of praise accompanied the awarding of the Nobel Prize in Medicine to Professor Edwards, inventor of in vitro fertilisation (IVF). However, there remain numerous objections. Already, by dissociating sexual intercourse and procreation, human artificial insemination had opened the way for, with the gift of sperm, the deliberate dissociation between biological paternity and “social pa-ternity”. New family secrets were encouraged. With IVF, embryos are no longer conceived under the pro...

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