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dc.contributor.editorDhein, Kelleen_US
dc.creatorPollesche, Jessica
dc.date.accessioned2019-06-03T17:08:49Z
dc.date.available2019-06-03T17:08:49Z
dc.date.created2019-06-03
dc.identifier.urihttps://hpsrepository.asu.edu/handle/10776/13106
dc.description.abstractIn 2016, Runaway Films released the documentary Vegas Baby. The film, directed by Amanda Micheli, follows three women who struggle with infertility problems as they undergo in vitro fertilization, or IVF treatment, to become pregnant. In IVF treatment, a woman’s egg is fertilized by a sperm outside of the woman’s body. Once the sperm fertilizes the egg, a fertility doctor places the fertilized egg back into the woman’s uterus. The three women in the film enter the I Believe contest hosted by the Sher Institute of Reproductive Medicine in Las Vegas, Nevada. A panel of judges chooses the winner, who is awarded a free single cycle of IVF treatment. Although only one of the women presented in the documentary wins the contest, the other two women still undergo IVF treatment. Vegas Baby brought awareness to both the infertility problems experienced by couples and IVF treatment as an alternative method for causing pregnancy.en_US
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dc.publisherArizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and Society. Embryo Project Encyclopediaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofEmbryo Project Encyclopediaen_US
dc.rightsCopyright Arizona Board of Regentsen_US
dc.subjectLiteratureen_US
dc.subject.lcshLas Vegas Valley (Nev.)en_US
dc.subject.lcshVegas baby (Motion picture : 2016)en_US
dc.subject.lcshFertilization in vitroen_US
dc.subject.lcshInfertilityen_US
dc.subject.lcshInfertility, Femaleen_US
dc.subject.lcshFertilization in vitro, Humanen_US
dc.subject.lcshTest tube babiesen_US
dc.subject.lcshFertilization in vitro, Human--Law and legislationen_US
dc.subject.lcshDocumentary-style filmsen_US
dc.subject.lcshArtificial insemination, Humanen_US
dc.subject.lcshFrozen eggsen_US
dc.subject.lcshGynecologist and patienten_US
dc.titleVegas Baby (2016)en_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
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dc.rights.licenseLicensed as Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0) http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/en_US
dc.subject.embryoOutreachen_US
dc.subject.tagIn vitro fertilizationen_US
dc.subject.tagVegas babyen_US
dc.description.typeArticlesen_US


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