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Finding Parents for 'Orphan' Embryos
Tens of thousands of human frozen embryos are in cold storage in Canada's fertility clinics, an unknown number of which are "orphans." Increasingly, these fertility clinics are preparing to match the embryos with infertile couples who long for a child of their own. This embryo donation has been called the most humane answer to the sticky ethical situation of how to dispose of leftover embryos that are created by infertility treatments?