Egg Donation

Egg Donation

The Reasons and the Risks

Book - 2010
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One cannot open a college newspaper today without seeing ads offering young women money to donate eggs (ova). With the combination of two trendsthe increasing financial pressure on young women and the increasing demand for donor eggs due to delayed marriage and childbearingsome experts see a potential problem. Do the young donors fully understand the physical and emotional health risks they face when donating eggs for money? This book explains the current controversy in a straightforward manner, explaining the basic science behind egg harvesting and in vitro fertilization and describing the process donors go through to help other women conceive. Potential health risks and ethical concerns are explored as well.
Publisher: New York : Rosen Pub., 2010.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781435852761
Characteristics: 64 p.: col. ill.; 24 cm.


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