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Human oocyte with Zona pellucida, in vitro fertilization (IVF) and assisted reproductive technology.

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IVF

Human oocyte with Zona pellucida, in vitro fertilization (IVF) and assisted reproductive technology.

ZEISS Microscopy/Flickr

Democrats look to make Illinois a haven for IVF

The proposed legislation comes in response to the Alabama Supreme Court classifying fertilized human eggs as “children.”

Human oocyte with Zona pellucida, in vitro fertilization (IVF) and assisted reproductive technology.

ZEISS Microscopy/Flickr

   

State lawmakers are pushing forward new legislation that would protect in vitro fertilization rights. Fertility and maternal care specialists say this is the latest in a new frontier of legal battles over reproductive rights since the overturning of Roe v. Wade in 2022.

Reset learns more about what this could mean for the future of fertility and maternal care in the state.

GUESTS: Mawa Iqbal, WBEZ statehouse reporter

Dr. Eve Feinberg, fertility specialist, a founder of the Chicago Coalition for Family Building

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