A different look
¿Where do kids come
from? Since the theories omitting the biological aspect such as the stork,
Paris or the cabbage weakened, answering that question started to become
easier for parents. However, these days it has turned again into a
difficult question to answer. Kids can come either from the sexual union
of mum and dad or their non-sexual union, meaning for example their ovules
and spermatozoids joined in an In vitro fecundation, or else the mother
and a semen donor, the father and an ovule donor, two donors and the
mother’s womb, two donors and a third woman who lent us her uterus…
Assisted Reproduction Techniques are techniques of gynecological
manipulation meant to help, modify or substitute
processes which are supposed to occur spontaneously in the feminine
They must be differentiated from those genetic manipulations in which the
embryo’s genome is modified.
The techniques are:
It consists in introducing spermatozoids through a catheter in the
feminine genital apparatus (in the uterus). The man’s spare sperm is
frozen for a future fecundation.
CAI. Homologue or Conjugal
DAI. Heterologue or Donor Artificial Insemination
In Vitro Fecundation
Fecundation is carried out in a test tube for the embryo to be later
implanted in the maternal uterus previously having stimulated the ovule
and trained the semen. These two therapeutic tools are used in mostly all
Embryo transference or subrogated maternity
The embryo formed in the genital apparatus of an In Vitro or artificial
inseminated woman is transferred to another woman.
Assisted reproduction is nowadays being used with marketing purposes.
Single mothers, mothers and grandmothers at the same time, menopausal
mothers, widow mothers, etc.