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Bioethics and WomenAcross the Lifespan$
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Mary Briody Mahowald

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195176179

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006

DOI: 10.1093/0195176170.001.0001

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 Medically Assisted Reproduction

 Medically Assisted Reproduction

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(p.92) 5 Medically Assisted Reproduction
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Bioethics and Women
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Mary Briody Mahowald

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0195176170.003.0005

Cases illustrating variables relevant to the following topics are presented: criteria for patient selection, egg “donation” and “surrogacy”, multiple gestations, and disposition of in vitro embryos after infertility treatment. For each topic, empirical and theoretical factors relevant to the cases are discussed from an “egalitarian perspective” that imputes privileged status to the standpoint of those who are “nondominant”. Implications of different positions about the moral status of gametes and embryos are also considered.

Keywords:   patient selection, egg donation, surrogacy, multiple gestation, gametes, in vitro embryos, infertility, reproduction, egalitarian perspective, dominant standpoint

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