A married couple wishes to have a child; however, the 32 year old


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A married couple wishes to have a child; however, the 32 year old mother knows that she is a carrier for Huntington’s disease (HD). Feeling that risking their baby’s health would be irresponsible; the couple decides to use in vitro fertilization to fertilize several of the wife’s eggs. Several eggs are harvested, and using special technology, only eggs that do not have the defective gene are kept to be fertilized. The physician then fertilizes a single egg, and transfers the embryo to the mother. Approximately 9 months later, the couple gives birth to a boy who does not carry the gene for the disorder. give me 5 point against that

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