Multiple Births

Multiple Births

Last month a woman in Houston gave birth to eight babies, setting a record for the largest multiple live birth. The birth was termed a success, but some said this example of the power of modern medicine is a cautionary lesson. A panel...

Last month a woman in Houston gave birth to eight babies, setting a record for the largest multiple live birth. The birth was termed a success, but some said this example of the power of modern medicine is a cautionary lesson. A panel talks about the latest advances in fertility therapies and the ethical questions they raise.

Guests

Dr. Leroy Walters

director of the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University

Susan Wolfe

associate professor of law and medicine at the University of Minnesota Law School and Center for Bioethics

Dr. Michael Levy

director of the in vitro fertilization program at Shady Grove Fertility Center

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