Is China a cloning paradise? Response 2: Forgetting nurture. For everyone would be an invalid, with his own special familial twists….
Because some of the embryos may be saved and implanted later, it is possible to create identical multiples who are not born at the same time. Doetschman, R. Examples of dominant disorders are some forms of retinoblastoma and other kinds of blindness, achondroplastic dwarfism, and Marfan syndrome which is thought to have affected President Lincoln.
In addition to its slight genetic difference, the cloned embryo would likely be gestated in a different uterine environment, which can also have an effect in ways that may serve to distinguish it from its genetic predecessor. Someday, you might be able to take a pill and stop growing old.
The prospect of creating a child, solely to meet the needs of another child and not for her own sake, reduces the created child to a mere means to achieve the ends of the parents and the sick child.