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Unformatted text preview: Because the first few eggs transplanted in a woman's womb usually do not grow and develop into a fetus, more eggs are fertilized than are necessary. The fertilized eggs not immediately transplanted arc frozen for use at a later time, if necessary. In that way, the woman is not subjected to another invasive procedure every time her eggs are needed. If she does become pregnant, what should be done with the frozen fertilized eggs that have not been transplanted? Should they be discarded? Should they be used with other women seeking to become pregnant? Who should make these decisions? Discuss your answers with your classmates and instructor and have them help you evaluate whether the way in which you arrived at your decision was systematic. 104 gre06755_ch08.qxd 4/22/05 11:10 AM Page 104...
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