New Reproductive Choices

GUESTS: ELIZABETH BARTHOLET *Professor, Harvard Law School *Author, Family Bonds: Adoption, Infertility, and the New World of Child Production (Beacon, 1999) GLEN MCKEE *Associate Director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania A New York doctor has successfully re-implanted ovarian tissue in a twenty-nine year old woman, apparently restoring her fertility and reversing early menopause. The procedure is only the latest in a series of breakthroughs from artificial insemination to frozen embryos that are redefining how we reproduce. What kind of effect will these changes have on society, and on the relations between men and women? Join Melinda Penkava and guests to discuss the implications of these new reproductive choices.



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