Compassionate Family Surrogacy by IVF

  • John Yovich
  • David Hoffman


Surrogacy procedures are regarded as a highly controversial area of medicine with unresolved moral, ethical and legal issues. The same comments were applied to IVF only a decade earlier but at this stage many countries have established (by legal or voluntary measures) guidelines for the conduct of IVF procedures. Surrogacy has not developed to anywhere near that level and the subject continues to divide society and religions, as well as the legal and medical professions.


Assist Reproductive Technology Ovarian Stimulation Infertile Couple Freeze Semen Artificial Conception 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • John Yovich
    • 1
  • David Hoffman
    • 2
  1. 1.PIVET Medical CentrePerthAustralia
  2. 2.TD. Hoffman & CoPerthAustralia

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