Is it possible to make babieswithout having sexualintercourse?
Moral Issue of Artificial Insemination Mevelle Asuncion, RN
Artificial insemination Depositing a man’s semen in the vagina, cervical canal or uterus, through the use of instruments to bring about conception without sexual intercourse. How is it done? Intravaginal Intracervical intrauterine
Methods of extraction Masturbation Condomistic intercourse Coitus interruptus Anal massage of the prostrate gland Direct puncture of the epididymis
Two types of AI1. Homologous insemination (AIH) 1. Semen is from the husband2. Heterologous insemination (AID) 1. Semen from other person other than husband
AIH(Homologous Artificial Insemination) 2 methods 1. Do-it-yourself. 2. Homologous IVF and ET 1. Homologous in vitro and embryo transfer
AID two methods1. Heterologous artificial insemination2. Heterologous IVF and ET
Justifications of AIH1. husband is impotent2. Anatomical defects3. Oligospermia/azoospermia4. Spinal injury5. Vasectomy6. Physiologice obstructionsof genital organs of wife
Application of ethical theories Natural law ethics/Roman Catholic Immoral Situational ethics Moral Our right to overcome childlessness Utilitarianism Moral since it produces more happiness Pragmatism Moral since it is practical, beneficial and useful and workable Immanual Kant Principle of autonomy It is moral only if and only if the couple it is voluntary and mutually agreed.