New Ways of Making Babies

The Case of Egg Donation

Edited by Cynthia B. Cohen

Published by: Indiana University Press

352 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.00 in

  • Hardcover
  • 9780253330581
  • Published: September 1996


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  • 9780253115706
  • Published: September 1996


". . . extremely valuable. [This book] addresses exactly the right questions in a balanced, nuanced way." —Journal of the American Medical Association

"Cohen's book is a major contribution to the literature of the inevitable." —Medical Humanities Review

"This book provides readers with an insightful overview of the practice of oocyte donation, the broader issues raised by this innovative yet problematic technology and, given the recommendations of NABER, how these issues mights be resolved. . . . Well written, structured, researched, and thought-provoking, this book makes a timely, important, and worthwhile contribution to the growing body of reproductive technology scholarship." —Doody's Health Sciences Book Review Home Page

"Detailed notes; extensive references; comprehensive research . . . Recommended . . ." —Choice

Leading scholars investigate the difficult ethical, legal, and policy issues that surround egg donation and the new reproductive technologies as a whole. In addition, the book describes procedures at four egg-donation centers and presents a new set of guidelines from the National Advisory Board on Ethics in Reproduction.