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The Shocking Story of the First Artificial Insemination

By Maria Coluccio
Assisted reproductive technologies (ART) have provided millions of individuals with the opportunity to have biological children who otherwise would have never been able to do so. In 2013, around 68,000 babies were born using ART in nearly 500 clinics across the U.S. As prominent as these technologies are today, ART had some ethically troublesome beginnings. In an article about the first artificial insemination procedure, Elizabeth Yuko describes how …

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