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'I Only Wanted One': Selective Twin Reduction After IVF Is Just Wrong

A woman went through IUI, got pregnant with twins, and only wants one. She knew that multiples might result from her treatments and has chosen to selectively reduce her pregnancy. What do you think of selective pregnancy reduction?


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armywife43

Asked by armywife43 at 6:03 PM on Aug. 17, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

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Answers (29)
  • I would never
    Truelove77

    Answer by Truelove77 at 6:03 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • Thats not right. Shouldn't be a mom at all then. If your lucky enough to have two be thankful. I pray everyday to be blessed with one baby and I'd be morethan happy to have twins. If its really that horribleto ave two put one up for adoption.
    pinkebabii

    Answer by pinkebabii at 6:05 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • Soooo she is considering ONE of them a baby and the other a....what exactly. How do you make this ok?? How do you not think about that OTHER LIFE when you look into the baby that is born? Arent there risks to losing BOTH babies then? Wow...thats just all kinds of twisted!
    momof030404

    Answer by momof030404 at 6:05 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • I think it is a hard choice that should be left to the family and medical team.
    Alanaplus3

    Answer by Alanaplus3 at 6:05 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • Horrible ... slippery slope to eugenics.
    Gal51

    Answer by Gal51 at 6:05 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • that's really sad :-(
    MamaSarah1104

    Answer by MamaSarah1104 at 6:06 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • It's her option... It's sad but true.
    MTM

    Answer by MTM at 6:06 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • She'll likely regret this decision but it is hers to make.
    parrishsky

    Answer by parrishsky at 6:07 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • IMO it seems selfish.
    grlygrlz2

    Answer by grlygrlz2 at 6:08 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

  • Sick. Just wrong. How selfish can you be???
    nkkk07

    Answer by nkkk07 at 6:09 PM on Aug. 17, 2010

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