Assisted Reproduction, Medical Ethics

After reading Chapter 5 and engaging with the material, please answer the following:

A designer baby is a baby genetically engineered in vitro for specially selected traits, which can vary from lowered disease-risk to gender selection. Before the advent of genetic engineering and IVF, designer babies were something out of a science fiction novel. However, the world is changing and technology is catching up enough to make designer babies an increasingly real possibility. What are your beliefs on designer babies? Pros/Cons? Likewise, how do you think designer babies differ from individuals who pick and choose specific traits, intelligence scores, and physical characteristics when choosing sperm or an egg?

Type of assignment: Coursework

Subject: Psychology

Pages: 1/275

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