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UAB First in Alabama to Halt In Vitro Fertilization

Posted on AllSides February 21st, 2024
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The University of Alabama at Birmingham health system is pausing in vitro fertilization procedures — the first in the state to do so after the state Supreme Court ruled that frozen embryos should be considered children. Medical experts warned the decision could limit access to IVF all through the state, reported. A statement from UAB spokeswoman Hannah Echols said the health system is "saddened" for patients who want to have babies through IVF, reported. "We must evaluate the potential that our patients and our physicians could be prosecuted...

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