1 Muslims are expected to have children because they believe it is what Allah
wants. Most Muslims believe help should be given to couples who cannot have
children naturally. some types of treatment for infertility are acceptable because::
1.1 Infertility is seen as a disease so it is okay to try and find a cure.
1.1.1 Childbirth and childrearing are important family commitments.
188.8.131.52 Having children brings the couple closer together.
184.108.40.206.1 The role and status of a Muslim woman in society and the family involves her
ability to have children
2.1 Muslims will try to act in the way Allah
2.1.1 It is seen as adultery and all children have the
right to know their real parents
220.127.116.11 it is seen as adultery and it is believed that the woman who gives
birth to the child is the mother of that child.
2.2 NOT ALLOWED
2.2.1 SOME believe that is Allah does not want them to have a baby
they should accept it.
18.104.22.168 MOST Muslims disagree with donor sperm/eggs.
22.214.171.124.1 ALL Muslims believe that surrogacy is wrong
3.1 The sperm and egg used from the married couple
3.1.1 Embryos destroyed during IVF are 14 days old and Islam teaches the soul does not
enter the foetus until 120 days
126.96.36.199 God has given humans the knowledge and ability to create humans in this way.
188.8.131.52.1 If treatment does not work, Muslims believe this is the wish of Allah
3.2.1 In-vitro fertilisation and artificial
insemination by the husband are
4 EXAM ALERT
4.1 MAKE SURE YOU LEARN YOUR KEY WORDS
REALLY WELL AS THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF
FERTILITY TREATMENT CAN BE EASILY BE