Creating an Embryo with In-vitro fertilization (IF). . Removing a single cell from that embryo within the first 5 days of creation 3. Genetically testing the cell 4. The parents decide whether to discard the embryo or implant It in the mother’s womb. Uses of PEG: 1 . Check for diseases such as Hunting’s disease and cystic fibrosis or genetic conditions such as Downs syndrome 2. Create a healthy baby to treat a sick sibling (I. E. Savior sibling) 3. Select the sex off future child. (Illegal In I-J) Note: The debate over designer baby technology In some ways mirrors the philosophical and moral debate over abortion or embryonic stem cell research.
Should the “production” of designer babies be ethically permitted? YES NO Abuse of the use of PEG. Parents may use this technology for superficial purposes such as purposely seeking out a blonde haired, blue eyed baby for appearance encores only. (DISCLAIMER: This Isn’t possible YET, It’s Just a concern that It could be possible In the near future) Prevents genetic diseases such as Down syndrome, Alchemist’s, Huntington disease, Spinal Muscular Atrophy, and many others. However, this would mean that children with Inborn genetic problems are Inferior to those without, which Is sending the wrong message to the general public.
Parents have a right to prenatal autonomy, which grants them the right to decide the fate of heir children.