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Babies of Technology: Assisted Reproduction and the Rights of the Child

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Millions of children have been born in the United States with the help of cutting-edge reproductive technologies, much to the delight of their parents. But alarmingly, scarce attention has been paid to the lax regulations that have made the U.S. a major fertility tourism destination. And without clear protections, the unique rights and needs of the children of assisted rep ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published April 4th 2017 by Yale University Press
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Ashley Fox
Apr 13, 2017 rated it did not like it
I was provided with this book in exchange for my honest review.

I read the first 25% of the Kindle version and also the chapter about surrogacy, titled "Womb." I stopped after that because so much of what I read was completely false information. If your views are strictly anti-assisted reproduction and you would like to read a book that supports those beliefs, you might like this. If you are looking for something more evidence-based and unbiased, keep looking.

The first part of the book speculates
DNF ~50%.

I may pick this up to finish later, but right now, I'm just done.

This book reads like a seventeen year-old's school-paper. The author is INCREDIBLY repetitive- they're regurgitating the same information and points that they said in the introduction. And it happens a lot.

For instance, Gattaca is referenced in the introduction, then repeated again in either chapter 1 or 2, with virtually the same wording; there's a line in the intro that says that "one day we all might have our own DNA s
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