Islam and infertility treatment

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  • Islam and Infertility treatments
    • Most Muslims accept IVF and AIH
      • Muslims are expected to have children so these methods bring about family life
      • Egg and sperm from husband and wife so they will be the biological parents
      • Discarded embryos are not foetuses and their destruction can be justified as not taking life and its intention is to produce children not to kill embryos
    • Some Islamic lawyers have banned all other types
      • Denies the child the right to know their biological parents which is essential in Islam
      • Any form of egg or sperm donation is a form of adultery
      • Egg and sperm donation is similar to adoption, which is banned in Islam


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