The in-vitro fertilization (IVF) technology has been in use in Poland for over
with success and social approval. However, in 2007 a vehement debate on moral,
and economic aspects of applying this technology of assisted procreation broke
was related to the gaps in Polish legislation lacking the regulations concerning
especially concerning the coverage by the public health-care system. Moreover,
voices demanding prohibition of the IVF had been multiplying and intensifying.
article follows this debate, investigates the discursive strategies employed to
and analyses different positions, especially the argumentation of the opponents,
narratives by those who struggle with infertility.