Bioethics in Brief is a newsletter of the Center for Bioethics and Humanities, committed to promoting clinical health care and health policy which is patient-centered, compassionate, and just. Opinions expressed in the newsletter are those of the authors and do not represent the position of the Center.
Multifetal Reduction A Passionless Term for a Passion-filled Issue
Virginia Keillor calls the physician referral service run by a public hospital, State General. She is 14-weeks pregnant after a successful in vitro fertilization (IVF). Three embryos were successfully implanted, but she does not want to have triplets. Since Ms. Keilor got pregnant, her father fell seriously ill and she has relocated across country to care for him...
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