"People in the United States who want to have children
have been able to purchase donated sperm and eggs separately for some time, but the relatively recent practice of selling
embryos introduces new ethical and legal issues that should be addressed, experts say.
a fertility clinic in Davis, Calif., began combining donor eggs and sperm to create embryos, which can then be used in fertility
treatments for a price tag of $9,800 for a pregnancy, much cheaper than what it costs to become pregnant via traditional in
The thrilling time of the unborn baby's
QUICKENING -- when the mother detects the first movements is really neat.
article QUICKENING says this occurs at at 18-20 weeks for a first time Mom.
I suspect the casualness with which we treat out-of-wedlock
pregnancies is a bad mistake.
New Testament Passage 1 Timothy 1:
15 This is a faithful saying, and worthy of all acceptation,
that Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners; of whom I am chief.
16 Howbeit for this cause I obtained mercy, that in me first
Jesus Christ might shew forth all longsuffering, for a pattern to them which should hereafter believe on him to life everlasting.
But, there may be much more to the implanting AND SAVING of a person's soul than
the subject a little -
A normal man's
body continually produces sperm, but a woman is born with ALL the eggs she will EVER have - they are NOT the
product of her body.
Thus, Jesus Christ was born of the seed (egg) of a real woman, and yet
was a sinless human.
I came to realize this, when my wife was carrying our twins at age 40.
The doctor mentioned that those eggs have a "shelf life" -- but God graciously made both babies free from
Being a genuine man, born of a genuine woman and yet sinless, Jesus Christ qualified
to be our Savior, making the perfect atonement for our sins.
I think, too, this is why, many times, Jesus
called himself "The Son of Man."
NOTE: The very wrongful doctrine of the Immaculate
Conception, which refers to Mary's conception inside HER mother, NOT to Jesus' conception inside his mother Mary, RUINS the
perfectness of God's work.
Jesus Christ HAD to be a real human from a real woman's egg, NOT, cheating
the situation by being from some extraordinary IMMACULATE woman. -- This would have disqualified him.