publication . Article . 2006

Ethical Problems Related to Surrogate Motherhood

Erdem Aydin;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Mar 2006 Journal: Turkish Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology (issn: 2149-9322, eissn: 2149-9330, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Galenos Yayinevi
Abstract
Being unable to have children is an important problem for married couples. At present, new reproduction techniques help these couples while those who can not find any solution try new approaches. One of these is the phenomenon of surrogate motherhood, which is based upon an agreement between the infertile couple and surrogate mother. Surrogate mother may conceive with the sperm of the male of the involved couple as well as by the transfer of the embryo formed by invitro fertilization. Couples who choose to have a child born from a pregnancy or to whom they are genetically partially connected rather than adopting a child give rise to the emergence of some ethical...
Subjects
free text keywords: artificial insemination, invitro fertilization, reproductive technologies, surrogate motherhood, Medicine, R, Gynecology and obstetrics, RG1-991
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