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Fear, Wonder, and Science in the New Age of Reproductive Biotechnology

Scott Gilbert and Clara Pinto-Correia

Abstract

How does one make decisions today about in vitro fertilization, abortion, egg freezing, surrogacy, and other matters of reproduction? This book provides the intellectual and emotional intelligence to help individuals make informed choices amid misinformation and competing claims. Scott Gilbert and Clara Pinto-Correia speak to the couple trying to become pregnant, the woman contemplating an abortion, and the student searching for sound information about human sex and reproduction. Their book is an enlightening read for men as well as for women, describing in clear terms how babies come into exi ... More

Keywords: Human reproduction, human embryology, Biotechnology, in vitro fertilization, Artificial insemination, abortion, infertility, fertility, cloning

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2017 Print ISBN-13: 9780231170949
Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.7312/columbia/9780231170949.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Scott Gilbert, author
University of Helsinki

Clara Pinto-Correia, author