The Legal Issue and of Assisted Reproductive Technologies

  • Diana Brock
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 732)


Generations ago families experiencing infertility were without options, other than adoption. Today, couples facing infertility have an array of choices regarding ways to build a family. Artificial reproductive technologies (ART) and other associated therapies are often able to help parents realize the dream of having a biological child or experiencing pregnancy (Moore, U St Thomas JL & Pub Pol’y 1:100, 2007). While these ART advancements have helped a great number of men and women, this technology also has its drawbacks. One problem we are faced with today due to ART is how to dispose of the cryopreserved embryos left over from in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures.


Supra Note Legal Status Adoptive Parent Infertile Couple Social Security Benefit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hodges UniversityNaplesUSA

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