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In favour of freezing eggs for non-medical reasons.

Abstract:

This article explores the social benefits and moral arguments in favour of women and couples freezing eggs and embryos for social reasons. Social IVF promotes equal participation by women in employment; it offers women more time to choose a partner; it provides better opportunities for the child as it allows couples more time to become financially stable; it may reduce the risk of genetic and chromosomal abnormality; it allows women and couples to have another child if circumstances change; i...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Law, Law Faculty
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, HUM, Philosophy, Philosophy Postholders
Journal:
Bioethics
Volume:
23
Issue:
1
Pages:
47-58
Publication date:
2009-01-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-8519
ISSN:
0269-9702
URN:
uuid:cf7751fd-85da-415d-a00f-ee2199085d1c
Source identifiers:
192424
Local pid:
pubs:192424

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