The Ethics of Octuplets

The Ethics of Octuplets - The Ethics of Octuplets, an...

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“The Ethics of Octuplets,” an article written by Bonnie Rochman, investigates the recent birth of octuplets to, California woman, Nadya Suleman and whether or not more restrictions and limits should be in place to better regulate the practices of fertility clinics. Suleman’s octuplets are only the second set in U.S. history and are the result of in vitro fertilization (IVF) treatment. She is also an unmarried mother with six children under the age of eight, which is why many have described the practices of fertilization clinics to be irresponsible and unethical. Suleman has not yet released who helped her with her fertility treatment, but the answer to this question may affect the future of the fertility business and the current system that is in place. In defense to these accusations, fertility clinics claim reproductive medicine to be among the most regulated specialties in the United States. All clinics must report to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention the number of embryos transferred in each
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