Legislation recently introduced to the Georgia legislature by House Republican Bobby Franklin would make abortion the legal equivalent of murder and require miscarriages to be investigated by authorities. The bill, known as HB 1, was uncovered by the progressive blog The Daily Kos.
Michael J. Tucker, Ph.D., H.C.L.D., Scientific Director director of Georgia Reproductive Specialists, explains the efficiency of IVF - how many eggs and embryos it ultimately takes to make a baby. You need to have approximately 25 eggs to be able to make that one embryo that’s going to make a healthy baby.
Dr. Mark Perloe from Georgia Reproductive Specialists talked about stress and infertility around the holidays. He had tips for patients and those considering taking the first steps on their infertility journey.
Georgia gubernatorial hopefuls differ over efforts to limit fertility treatments
ATLANTA — Republican gubernatorial hopefuls Karen Handel and Nathan Deal differ on whether they'd support efforts to limit fertility treatments in Georgia, an issue GOP legislators pushed just last year and is a priority for the state's largest anti-abortion group.
Handel, who underwent fertility treatments herself as she and her husband tried unsuccessfully to have children, said she would oppose any move to place restrictions on doctors and their patients.