In vitro fertilisation
Birth trauma

 [2014] ISRAEL AND THE DARK SIDE OF REPRODUCTIVE TECHNOLOGIES - REVIEW OF THE FILM "FROZEN ANGELS" by Jeanice Barcelo  what does it do to the psyche of a child when it is conceived through the merging of a sperm taken from a man who had only pornographic thoughts at the moment of release -- and merging that sperm with an egg taken from a woman who willfully chose to "donate" her genetics and her body in exchange for about $15,000? Surely, it must be detrimental to the child to be "conceived" in an environment devoid of human love, yes? And what of the fact that most of these children are gestated in wombs where their "mother" has no interest to bond with them. Wouldn't that further compound their trauma by reinforcing an already loveless beginning?......."...The facts of my conception are that my father was paid to abandon me. There is no dignity in that. I suffered from debilitating identity issues, mistrust of the opposite sex, hatred and condemnation of the opposite sex, feelings of objectification – like I only exist as a play – toy for others, and feeling like a science experiment.......If people can take away something so precious as a mother or father and make us feel like we should be grateful for the loss, what else can people take away from us? How do you expect the next generation to fight for things like freedom, democracy, clean air, clean water, when something as precious and basic as your mother or father is stolen from you? Removed by the state… Removed by a fertility industry that forces you into existence and then doesn’t return your calls when you grow up and start banging on their doors asking for records… Removed by a commissioning parent, often your other biological parent who vowed to protect and provide for you, but only on the contingency that you show gratitude for your life and don’t ask questions about the other missing parent…..."