In Vitro Fertilization

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Should In Vitro Fertilization Be Banned? Medical research has been sky rocketing over the years, there has been so many new discoveries in research and it is still going on. In vitro fertilization (otherwise known as IVF) has been around for quite some time now, with the first success story of Louise Brown, in England of 1978 and was later introduced to the United States in 1981.# Since then this program has been off to a booming. In vitro fertilization is a procedure that is becoming very popular in America today. Couples that are having difficulties conceiving are turning to IVF for results. In the diagram below is some causes in why some couples are leaning toward in vitro fertilization:  The reasons IVF is done include - poor sperm quality and/or quantity, obstructions between the egg and sperm, ovulation problems, and sperm-egg interaction problems.# These problems can prevent couples having a baby naturally, and IVF helps to solve this. IVF is not a difficult treatment process to follow at all, “..Simply put IVF is adding a man's sperm to his female partners eggs in the laboratory to produce embryos. In vitro fertilization is an option for many couples who cannot conceive through conventional therapies. These embryos are put back into the female partner's uterus (womb) after 3 to 5 days of being in the incubator, hopefully they will then grow into a baby..”# To explain the process visually refer to figure 1 diagram and to see what an actual embryo looks like going through process refer to figure 2. Figure 1: Figure 2:  Many people are spending a huge amount of money for a procedure where they demand an outcome, but it does not always work like that, sometimes it takes several times in order for it to work, which costs the person a tremendous amount of money. Not only is there money issues to consider, IVF is known

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