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In the case of egg donations, the donor women are under 35 years of age and the

recipients, usually those who have suffered premature menopause and cannot produce
egg of their own. But increasing shortfall of donor eggs and the growth in the
number of those who could benefit have made researchers and doctors egger to use
ovarian tissue from cadavers and aborted fetuses for closing that gap. The ovary of
an unborn female fetus has abut a million eggs- though immature after only a few
months past gestation. Studies suggest that the ovaries of dead fetuses can be used
to produce health offspring’s by transplanting them in women with premature ovarian
failure who can then become pregnant naturally.

The option of freezing sperms has been open to men undergoing radical cancer
therapy that would make them infertile and now women too can freeze some of their
ovarian tissues if they are to undergo radical cancer therapy. But increasingly,
the method of freezing ovarian eggs to utilize them later is being chosen by women
desiring to delay child bearing and child rearing for career related and other
reasons. Egg donations in post-menopausal women is increasing.

Medically speaking, spread of infections and chromosomal defects are the major
threats seen in such donations. Women who are post menopause are usually unequipped
to cope with the physical an psychological strains of childbirth.

Any use of revolutionary reproductive techniques can not be blind to the fact that
human society exist and functions on the basis of certain moral and ethical values.
Relationships in society especially one as crucial as that of parent and child, are
the means by which such values are cherished and fostered. Anything attempting to
undermine such relationships would break the cord of existence that sustains human
society. Storage of eggs and sperms on the basis of anonymity for repeated usage
would make every donor the genetic parent of children he may never see or known.
Cases of 80 year old women having children 18 months of age make own wonder about
the legitimacy of such subversion of natural biological principle.In the case of
egg donations, the donor women are under 35 years of age and the recipients,
usually those who have suffered premature menopause and cannot produce egg of their
own. But increasing shortfall of donor eggs and the growth in the number of those
who could benefit have made researchers and doctors egger to use ovarian tissue
from cadavers and aborted fetuses for closing that gap. The ovary of an unborn
female fetus has abut a million eggs- though immature after only a few months past
gestation. Studies suggest that the ovaries of dead fetuses can be used to produce
health offspring’s by transplanting them in women with premature ovarian failure
who can then become pregnant naturally.

The option of freezing sperms has been open to men undergoing radical cancer
therapy that would make them infertile and now women too can freeze some of their
ovarian tissues if they are to undergo radical cancer therapy. But increasingly,
the method of freezing ovarian eggs to utilize them later is being chosen by women
desiring to delay child bearing and child rearing for career related and other
reasons. Egg donations in post-menopausal women is increasing.

Medically speaking, spread of infections and chromosomal defects are the major
threats seen in such donations. Women who are post menopause are usually unequipped
to cope with the physical an psychological strains of childbirth.

Any use of revolutionary reproductive techniques can not be blind to the fact that
human society exist and functions on the basis of certain moral and ethical values.
Relationships in society especially one as crucial as that of parent and child, are
the means by which such values are cherished and fostered. Anything attempting to
undermine such relationships would break the cord of existence that sustains human
society. Storage of eggs and sperms on the basis of anonymity for repeated usage
would make every donor the genetic parent of children he may never see or known.
Cases of 80 year old women having children 18 months of age make own wonder about
the legitimacy of such subversion of natural biological principle.