Monday, February 20, 2006

frozen embryos

What to do with frozen embryos

"THE number of frozen human embryos stored in Australia and New Zealand has quadrupled over the past decade and for the first time exceeds 100,000, statistics show.

Although many of them are used promptly by couples taking in vitro fertilisation treatment, IVF experts are concerned that a growing number are in long-term storage with no plan for their use."