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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.

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The key belief espoused in these sources was that procreation would be most successful and produce the healthiest offspring in the immediate aftermath of a menstrual evacuation, when the surface of the womb was 'watered and stickier' (p.
C'est un plaidoyer a travers lequel MAPA appelle l'ANAM a intervenir pour prendre les mesures necessaires pour faire beneficier les personnes souffrant de difficultes de procreation du droit a la couverture medicale de base, notamment en ce qui concerne le remboursement des prix des medicaments et des frais afferant aux soins medicaux et le cout des operations chirurgicales auxquelles on a recours pour lutter contre l'infertilite.
The corporeal course of a lesbian life is complex: There is no road map from menstruation to procreation, no model for identity and desirability.
Procreation, by contrast, does explain why marriage came about.
The pair then decide to put the excessive and defective parts of their bodies together - thus procreation is initiated, cued by the design features of male and female bodies.
Even with my lack of procreation, I'm still with my husband more than 20 years on.
In Augustine's mind, sex is sinless only within marriage, and even then only when one intends either procreation or the slaking of one's partner's concupiscence without consenting inordinately to sexual pleasure oneself.
The human and Christian dignity of procreation, in fact, doesn't consist in a 'product', but in its link to the conjugal act, an expression of the love of the spouses of their union, not only biological but also spiritual," the Daily Mail quoted Benedict as saying.
But the anthology acknowledges that queer procreation is, by its very nature, very complex and full of potential pitfalls.
Many travel companies worldwide are promoting the idea of a Procreation Vacation, a getaway created to help you and your partner conceive a baby.
Two methods of directed procreation now available include sperm sorting, which increases the odds of having either a boy or a girl, and preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), originally developed to detect and avoid serious genetic conditions such as Tay-Sachs disease but suitable for sex selection and eventually other purposes, such as choosing children with athletic potential.
He said he was protected by a court decree authorising the extraction of the sperm as well as a law on assisted procreation.