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Baby-Making: What the New Reproductive Treatments Mean for Families and Society
In vitro fertilization and other forms of assisted reproduction are no longer experimental procedures. Indeed, in Denmark in 2004, 4% of all babies born were conceived by IVF. In the near future, every kindergarten classroom will quite possibly have at least one IVF child. In this fascinating account, two of the world's leading authorities present a detailed and readable a ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published January 31st 2011 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published January 1st 2011)
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I am not sure who the intended audience for this book is, but I know that it is not people who are considering using any kind of ART (artificial reproduction technology - this book is heavy on the acronyms)! It was cool to read a book with an outside perspective of the US and how we handle infertility and IVF, as well as to learn what drives the public policies in Europe. I skimmed sections that had no relevance to me. This book was well-written, thorough, and just repetitive enough to drive the ...more