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What to do with Leftover Frozen Embryos Part 1: Options

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There are well over 400,000 embryos frozen in the US leftover from in vitro fertilization. The couples who created them must decide what to do with them once they no longer want to use them for another attempt at pregnancy. This series of three shows will be the first ever to address this issue and explore the ethical, legal, and logistical issues with each option. This first show will be an introduction to the complex issues involved. My guest will include Dr. Anne Lyerly, Associate Profess