Every year, untold numbers of human babies are killed, not via abortion while still in their mothers’ wombs, but as “excess” IVF-conceived embryos.
IVF is in vitro fertilization, a type of assisted reproductive technology used for infertility treatment, wherein an egg is fertilized with sperm outside the woman’s body, thus in vitro. The process involves monitoring and stimulating a woman’s ovulatory process, removing an egg or eggs from the woman’s ovaries, and letting sperm fertilize them in a liquid in a laboratory. The fertilized egg is cultured for 2–6 days in a growth medium and is then transferred to the uterus of the same or another woman, with the intention of establishing a successful pregnancy.
To maximize their chances of a successful pregnancy, women who undergo IVF typically have more than one egg fertilized.
What to do with the leftover embryos if the woman has successfully carried one…
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