PMA for all: infertile couples will be the big losers of the new law

With the opening of assisted reproduction to all women, experts are questioning the reality on the ground, between a shortage of gametes and queues.

AToday, Medically Assisted Reproduction is only open to heterosexual couples where the woman is of childbearing age. But, in the context of the revision of bioethics laws, the question of openness to all women arises. Couples of homosexual women or single women, all could thus embark on the delicate journey that is the PMA, as President Macron had promised during his campaign. But is it really of no consequence for the couples who currently benefit from it?

The criteria are precise to benefit from a Assisted reproduction in France at present. It is intended only for heterosexual couples, where the woman is of childbearing age. The couple or one of the two must have pathological sterility confirmed medically, or must be the carrier of a serious disease likely to be transmitted to the spouse or to the child.

But before being able to benefit from artificial insemination, IVF or embryo reception, the couple will go through different stages. Because from the infertility assessment to the first attempts, through the various interviews, the wait is long. However, with the opening to all women, Valerie Boyer, deputy LR Bouches-du-Rhône, is worried about these " Waiting lines“, Of a“ competition ”that it considers“ indecent ”.

"I find it rather indecent that we put in competition, both on the queues to access human products, that is to say gametes, people who suffer from pathologies and people who are not. sick. "

Say no to assisted reproduction for all by signing the “No to assisted reproduction without father” petition.
Discover, sign and share the petition here.

For his part, Nathalie Rives, President of the French Federation of CECOS deplores the lack of consideration of the reality on the ground. To the increase in the number of requests, she contrasts the constraints of the reality on the ground and mentions the deficit in the number of practitioners, specialized psychologists and additional technicians.

“Requests for medically assisted procreation could be doubled or tripled. In the United Kingdom, when access to assisted reproduction was extended, centers first saw a 30% increase in demand before doubling or even tripling their annual activity. While we are already in a somewhat tense situation, we fear the lengthening of the queues. "

Today, according to theNational Institute of Demographic Studies, the use of a donor represents only 5% of children conceived by ART, or less than 1300 births each year. The vast majority of children from assisted reproduction have therefore been conceived without having recourse to a third party. Yet there is already talk of shortage, and many couples turn to a cross-border appeal. Especially Spain, but also Greece and the Czech Republic.

“The shortage of donors in France does not make it possible to meet the demand of heterosexual couples who are infertile in reproductive age, in particular the demand for oocytes. "

Between “indecent” “competition”, in the care pathways, and shortage, the reality on the ground calls into question the proposals for revising bioethics laws.

Help us to make known the reality and the challenges of the law on assisted reproduction for all!
Donate to support Info Chrétienne here.

MC

Check out some more reasons to say no to fatherless assisted reproduction below:

12 human beings frozen at the embryo stage will be destroyed when the law on assisted reproduction is passed

François-Xavier Bellamy: The choice of assisted reproduction for all "will be our curse"

Why have 2 doctors signed a manifesto against assisted reproduction for all?

PMA for all: infertile couples will be the big losers of the new law

Apologia for surrogacy on Seven to Eight in the midst of a debate on assisted reproduction for all

Like Martin Luther King, Bishop d'Ornellas unveils his "dream" for society

PMA without father and the business of procreation: France will have to buy its sperm abroad

Revision of bioethics laws: What is the position of the Conference of Bishops of France?

“PMA without a father: beware of danger! », Jean-Frédéric Poisson calls for demonstrations on October 6

PMA pour tous / TF1 wonders: Between donor anonymity and the quest for the identity of children resulting from donations

PMA for all: Child psychiatrists denounce studies "conducted with a militant objective"

Debate: four reasons to oppose assisted reproduction for all

Because a child has rights but we do not have the right to a child, no to assisted reproduction for all

PMA without a father: the Pandora's box of eugenics and the commodification of the body

A resounding opinion that radically changes the game on fatherless assisted reproduction

Papa (P) ride: "We are all fathers scandalized by the draft law on assisted reproduction"

Jean-Pier: "No, being homosexual does not give us superior rights, and especially not the right to the child"

7 reasons to demonstrate on October 6 against the PMA for all according to the philosopher Charles-Éric de Saint Germain

12 senior officials and academics call for withdrawal of bioethics bill

For the Academy of Medicine, "the deliberate conception of a child deprived of a father constitutes a major anthropological break"

PMA without a father / Agnès Thill: "This society excludes fathers and mutilates its children"

PMA for all: Blanche Streb answers questions fromInfo Chrétienne

PMA yesterday, today PMA for all, tomorrow GPA for all?

White mother of a mixed-race child from assisted reproduction, she files a complaint because her baby does not look like her

Aude Mirkovic answers questions fromInfo Chrétienne about assisted reproduction for all

PMA without father: the fate of supernumerary embryos, are we talking about it?

Protestant Family Associations refuse assisted reproduction for all, donation of gametes and research on human embryos

Bioethics bill: Surrogacy is here!

Because the absence of a father is always a tragedy even when it is a choice, no to PMA without a father

Because the inscription “mother and mother” on the birth certificate is a lie orchestrated by the state, not to the PMA without a father.

PJL Bioéthique: the mobilization of October 6 reflects the strong concern of the French

Were there 74 or 500 demonstrators against the PMA for all in the streets of Paris?

The law of bioethics authorizes the creation of chimeric embryos, half animal, half man

PMA for all: Down's syndrome put to the test of pre-implantation diagnosis

Inseminated with stranger's sperm instead of husband's, mother gives birth to Asian daughter

Moving towards a genetically modified humanity with the bioethics bill

Did you know that researchers know how to create “synthetic” embryos without eggs or sperm?

PMA for all / Agnès Thill denounces a "denial of democracy": "They have despised everything, and they have passed in force"

She is 73, he is 82, but they gave birth to twins in India thanks to an egg donation

Thousands of embryos lost due to the breakdown of storage tanks in fertility centers

She files a complaint because her child suffers from dwarfism when she had chosen a sperm donor for her size

600 people demonstrated in the streets of Paris against PMA for all

© Info Chrétienne - Short partial reproduction authorized followed by a link "Read more" to this page.

SUPPORT CHRISTIAN INFO

Info Chrétienne being an online press service recognized by the Ministry of Culture, your donation is tax deductible up to 66%.