Fertility Medicine Brings Babies – and Tough Decisions

In The Washington Post, Ellen McCarthy explores the fates of excess embryos, left over as more and more couples use fertility medicine to have children. McCarthy writes that couples have the option to “implant them, offer them for donation to another couple, pay the hefty annual storage fee or have them destroyed.” These choices invoke both practical and moral questions, and for some, the solution is simple. “But for some people, the decision to destroy is much more fraught,” she writes.

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