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Experts say Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination could threaten IVF. Here’s why.

Amy Coney Barrett has a history of supporting anti-choice groups that believe in fetal personhood. Legislation that recognises embryos as legal persons would complicate standard procedures involved in IVF. Freezing embryos and performing genetic testing, as well as discarding unused embryos, could be criminalized if personhood bills were to be […]
Experts say Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination could threaten IVF. Here’s why.
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Top fertility doctors oppose Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination, warning it could threaten access to IVF, contraception, and abortion

The editors of Fertility and Sterility published a letter opposing the seating of Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Barrett’s belief that life begins at fertilisation could lead her to rule against access to contraception and safe fertility treatments. Medical journals have recently been commenting on political issues […]
Top fertility doctors oppose Amy Coney Barrett’s nomination, warning it could threaten access to IVF, contraception, and abortion
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Kristen Wiig said that undergoing IVF for 3 years was the ‘most difficult time’ of her life ’emotionally, spiritually, and medically’

Kristen Wiig opened up in a recent InStyle interview about her in vitro fertilisation (IVF) journey that ultimately led her to have twins via surrogacy. Before welcoming twins in January with her fiancé, Avi Rothman, Wiig underwent three years of IVF treatments. “Emotionally, spiritually, and medically, it was probably the […]
Kristen Wiig said that undergoing IVF for 3 years was the ‘most difficult time’ of her life ’emotionally, spiritually, and medically’