I am a nurse and I want to get a clearer understanding about this so I am giving a hypothetical scenario.
A married couple tries to get pregnant, they are open to life but they are not blessed with a child after many tries. By the time they get checked by a doctor, they find out that they cannot physically get pregnant (both mom and dad). This couple wants to have kids that carry their genes and blood line. They think of IVF.
Here’s the question/s:
- is it still morally wrong for them to get IVF after having tried and given confirmation that they cannot conceive?
-I know IVF includes the process of trying to fertilize embryos and is considered wrong because in order to successfully fertilize one, many had to be sacrificed first. With any medical procedure, there are risks some big, some small. Why is it still considered wrong when there is always that risk involved? Women do not fertilize every egg they have and that gets shed every month. So what is the difference?