Fertility companies and patients are transferring embryos and making contingency plans in case Roe v. Wade is repealed and abortion laws in some states are expanded to protect eggs fertilized in laboratories.
More than 2% of the 3.7 million babies born in the US in 2019 were conceived through in vitro fertilization. show the latest federal data. Many embryos created through IVF are not viable, fertility specialists said, and those that are ultimately not transferred to a uterus may be discarded. Some fertility and legal experts said the loss or discarding of embryos could be criminalized by laws banning abortions from the moment of fertilization or granting personality rights to embryos.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/fertility-doctors-move-embryos-to-other-states-in-case-of-roe-v-wade-impact-11656063000?mod=pls_whats_news_us_business_f Fertility doctors transfer embryos to other states in the event of a Roe v. Wade impact