Last week the British Medical Journal dropped a grenade into the already exploding world of infertility medicine with findings that babies produced by in vitro fertilization (IVF) have increased health risks.
âOtherwise healthy children conceived by IVF may have higher blood pressure, adiposity, glucose levels, and more generalised vascular dysfunction than children conceived naturally,â the studyâs authors wrote. This is in addition to the known increased risks to the mothers when multiple births are involved, the authors said: âMultiple pregnancies are associated with maternal and perinatal complications such as gestational diabetes, fetal growth restriction, and pre-eclampsia as well as premature birth.And even singletons born through IVF have been shown to have worse outcomes than those conceived naturally.â...
a href = "http://www.kalyanivfcenter.com/aboutus.html" Test Tube Baby /a This is a technology where female eggs, sperms and embryos are handled,and grown outside the human body , in a very special controlled environment. The embryos are then replaced into the motherâs womb after a few days, to grow further into baby
"Techniques involving only the married couple (homologous artificial insemination and fertilization) are perhaps less reprehensible, yet remain morally unacceptable. They dissociate the sexual act from the procreative act. The act which brings the child into existence is no longer an act by which two persons give themselves to one another, but one that "entrusts the life and identity of the embryo into the power of doctors and biologists and establishes the domination of technology over the origin and destiny of the human person. Such a relationship of domination is in itself contrary to the dignity and equality that must be common to parents and children.
"Some of the more liberal Protestant denominations support ART. Many Evangelicals, however, especially Calvinists, position themselves similarly to Catholics."