As people wait well into their 30's and 40's to have kids, in vitro fertilization has soared in popularity and as a result so has the number of unused embryos left over from IVF.
One solution that is gaining popularity is to donate the leftover embryos to other parents or individuals facing fertility challenges.
It's called embryo adoption or donation, it just depends on where you stand, and it brings up all sorts of thorny ethical issues. Whitny Braun is a bioethicist at Loma Linda University, she joined the show to discuss the history, motivations and ethical complexities of utilizing donor embryos.
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