Child rearing ability and the provision of fertility services A committee opinion

This document discusses the ethical issues concerning provision of infertility treatment and child-rearing ability.

Ethics Committee of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine

Volume 100, Issue 1, Pages 50-53, July 2013


Fertility programs may withhold services when there are reasonable grounds for thinking that patients will not provide adequate child-rearing to offspring. This document was reviewed and updated and this version replaces the previous version of this document, reviewed in June 2009 (Fertil Steril 2009;92:864–7).

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