Nadya Suleman Research Paper

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Nadya Suleman is the 33 year old mother of 14 children. Nadya conceived all 14 of her children through in-vitro fertilization. As of January 2009, she became the mother of 8 new babies (six boys and two girls). Prior to the octuplets, she was already the mother of six children aged 2 through 7. Nadya is a single mother who has to raise all 14 of her kids by herself. Angela Suleman, Nadya’s mother, told Nadya that when she gets home from the hospital, “I’m going to be gone.” With her mother refusing to help and a father out children by herself, with 8/14 of the children being the exact same age. Nadya Suleman is one example of many women who give birth to infertile children. “Many infertile couples turn to in-vitro fertilization and about 50 000 such infants are born each year in the United States – a number that has roughly doubled over the past decade. About 1 percent of U.S. babies are conceived using the technique,” researchers said. Although some people may see in-vitro fertilization as the answer to all problems infertile parents might have a look at the bigger picture wouldn’t hurt. In-vitro fertilization shouldn’t be aloud in this country because there is a risk of multiple births, birth defects, and premature births.…show more content…
This is a process by which egg cells are fertilized by sperm infertility when other methods of assisted reproductive technology have failed (Wikipedia). Although the procedure has been proven to be a success, there are many side effects. One of these side effects is premature birth. Premature children are at a greater risk for short and long term complications, including disabilities and impedients in growth and mental development(Wikipedia). Premature birth usually takes place when the baby is three weeks before the due

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