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  • Actual Fertilization Of The Eggs
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    In-Vitro Fertilization or IVF IVF is the name for in-vitro fertilization, a procedure that involves retrieving eggs and sperm from the bodies of the male and female partners and placing them together in a laboratory dish for fertilization. The fertilized eggs are then transferred two to six days later into the female partner's uterus. After the fertilized eggs are set into the uterus embryo development will hopefully occur as in a normal pregnancy. IVF is actually a four stage practice that begi...
  • Fertilization Of A Human Egg
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    The Facts of Life Human in vitro fertilization is selection of embryos for the transfer to the uterus. The eggs are surgically removed from a woman's ovaries and placed in a carefully prepared broth called human tubal fluid. Six hours later, the husband's sperm cells are added. The evidence of fertilization was detected approximately 16 hours later. Later on, the scientists select four embryos that are actively dividing and carefully inserts them into the woman's uterus through her cervix. In an...
  • Fertilized Egg
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    In Vitro Fertilization In vito fertilization is a technique used to fertilize an egg outside of the woman's body, usually done because of the failure of conception with normal sexual intercourse. For pregnancy to occur, a sperm must unite with an egg released from the ovary during sexual intercourse. Normally this joining, called fertilization, happens within the fallopian tube, which joins the ovary to the uterus. However, in some situations natural conception cannot occur because of factors af...
  • Fertilized Egg
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    In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) is a procedure that offers hope to couples who otherwise are unable to conceive. This process is important to infertile couples because it gives them another chance of conceiving a child. In order for normal pregnancy to occur, an egg is released from an ovary and unites with a sperm in a fallopian tube. However, during the process of IVF, this union occurs in a laboratory after both eggs and sperm have been collected. The fertilized egg is then transferred into the ...
  • Vito Fertilization And The Ethical Arguments
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    The Process and Ethics Involving In Vitro Fertilization On July 25, 1978 the first successful in vito fertilization baby was born in Kershaw's Cottage Hospital in Lancashire England. Louise Brown as she was named brought forth a new hope and era for making babies especially for people who had been diagnosed infertile or sterile. This marked the first time that a human offspring had been created outside the body from the union of an egg and a sperm. The people responsible for this medical breakth...
  • Sperm And Male Sex Hormones
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    THE REPRODUCTIVE SYSTEM The ability to reproduce is one of the unifying characteristics of all living things. Sexual reproduction produces offspring that are genetically different from their parents. Asexual reproduction produces offspring genetically identical to their parent. Asexual Reproduction Fission, budding, fragmentation, and the formation of rhizomes and stolons are some of the mechanisms that allow organisms to reproduce asexually. The hydra produces buds; starfish can regenerate an e...
  • Sperm And The Egg
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    Even though the testes and urethra are close together, the sperm must travel through a long tube called the vas de ferns, to reach the urethra and the penis. The sperm is made in the testes. The sac that keeps the sperm at the correct temperature is called the scrotum. The sperm leaves the body through the tube called the urethra. The sperm is deposited by the male in the vagina in the female's body. The sperm must then sw in to the egg to meet with an ovum. There are about hundreds of million o...
  • Used Ivf Embryos
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    The natural method of reproduction has become only one of many new techniques used today. There are millions of couples that do not have the ability to reproduce on their own because of infertility and therefore, must resort to these new techniques. The main causes of infertility are that of hormonal malfunctions and anatomical abnormalities. There are many ethical debates on whether artificial means of reproduction should be used, and this will be discussed throughout the paper. There are a num...
  • Vito Fertilization Procedures
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    Current Status of IVF Many individuals are looking to alternatives in child bearing, In Vitro Fertilization (IVF) being one of the most popular. IVF in the United States is a costly procedure. It can cost up to $12,000 for one attempt and that is not adding the cost of additional attempts should the first one fail. There are individuals who are in debt for $60,000 in attempting to get pregnant through IVF. Fertility treatments are now a hot commodity, especially in the global marketplace. Many w...
  • Vasectomy The Permanent Sterilization For Men
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    Vasectomy is a minor surgical procedure for a man that serves as a birth control. It is an operation that causes permanent sterilization. The procedure is done by cutting and closing of the vas deferens tubes. About 500,000 men in the United States undergo vasectomies annually. A vasectomy is less invasive than female sterilization, tubal ligation, and easier reversed. Vasectomy, free of knowing long term effects, is thought to be considered the safest and most effective method of permanent male...

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