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.


  • 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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