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PROCREATION. The generation of children; it is an act authorized by the law of nature: one of the principal ends of marriage is the procreation of children. Inst. tit. 2, in pr.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Medically, both the man and the woman could be medically unfit for procreation and if love, understanding and patience comes into place (even a Yoruba adage says if there's enough patience, stone can be cooked well and done) only love can make a spouse weather a storm with his or her partner.
The authors point to 'chains of procreation' and 'chains of care' to begin to consider the complex and numerous roles played by various parties in the conception and raising of children today, from individuals who donate gametes, to those who provide surrogacy services, to the agencies, clinics, and other third parties that facilitate the processes.
But Associate Justice Samuel Martires said that if the purpose of marriage is procreation, how come older couples - for example, a 75-year-old man and a 65-year-old woman - are still allowed to get married?
Calida replied that there are cases where procreation is not possible between some couples due to 'health conditions' of one or both partners.
Dr Carson said marriage is about family and procreation as well as love.
Another way of putting this point is to say that the family is a natural authoritative community with autonomy over its internal affairs, primary among which is the procreation and education of children.
"Those procreation policies of the Jews in Israel, to name one example, is simply a crime.
In this new monograph, Cathy McClive analyses how the relationship between menstruation and procreation has been perceived both in the early modern period and in the present.
Aujourd'hui, grace aux progres realises dans le domaine de la procreation assistee, etre infertile n'est, dans bien des cas, plus une fatalite, et desirer un bebe est de plus en plus un reve a portee de mainde nombreux couples.C'est tres important a souligner.
RAWALPINDI -- Procreation of dengue larva has been revealed in the nearby areas of federal capital while patients have started consulting in the hospitals of Rawalpindi.