Shahed University

Clients Attitude Towards legal and Ethical Aspects of Egg Donation in a Health Center of Tehran

Kobra khajavi Shojaie | Ashraf Pirasteh | Masood Shahbazi

Date :  2017/05/20
Publish in :    The 3rd International Congress on Reproduction-ISERB 2017

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Keywords :Clients, Aspects, Health

Abstract :
Clients Attitude Towards legal and Ethical Aspects of Egg Donation in a Health Center of Tehran Background: Gamete donation is one of the technologies associated with infertility treatment. Some couples due to lack of response of the ovaries and ovulation disorders, are deprived of having children. With egg donation, they could experience having children in life. The aim of this study was to determine Clients Attitude towards egg donation from legal and ethical aspects in a health center of Tehran. Methods: This study was a descriptive cross-sectional survey that was conducted in 2016. The participants included 160 people when received the questionnaire. Results: In this study, 160 people, including 50 males and 110 women participated, with an average age of 35±10 years. 91/3 of participants were married. Acceptance Frequency of donated eggs among the subjects was 58.7. Using Egg Donation if necessary for themselves was 42. 60.7 of participants was agreed with knowing the identity of the donor. 56 of participants disagreed with donors identity inscribed in the childs birth certificate. Frequency of clients attitudes about the need for legislation protecting the rights of the parties was 66.7. Conclusion: The results show, the majority of participants agreed with the legalization of this issue to prevent future problems, but, is needed to work much cultural, till moral rights of children are protected from this type of fertility. So, strong and precise laws have to be enacted, to the complexity of the problems in this issue. Key words: Infertility, Egg Donation, Civil Rights, Attitude, Pregnancy.

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