Clinics ethically free to dispose of thousands of embryos frozen in time, doctors’ group says

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It is the most emotionally charged issue in assisted baby-making: how to “dispose” of the thousands of human embryos that sit frozen in time in fertility clinics across Canada, believed abandoned by the couples that created them.

Now, one of the world’s leading organizations of reproductive medicine says fertility clinics are ethically within bounds to discard these forgotten embryos  by removing them from their liquid nitrogen freezers and allowing them to thaw, destroying them in the process.

Read the full, original story here: Abandoned embryos: Clinics ethically free to dispose of thousands of embryos frozen in time, doctors’ group says