Scientists Push Using Aborted Babies’ Eggs for In Vitro Fertilization

MADRID, July 1, 2003 ( – At a meeting of the European Society for Human Reproduction yesterday, Israeli scientists put forward the notion of using ova from aborted baby girls for fertility treatments. Tal Biron-Shental, a gynaecologist from Meir Hospital-Sapir Medical Centre in Kfar Saba, announced that he and his team extracted ovarian tissue from seven aborted baby girls aged 22 to 33 weeks. The scientists were able to keep the tissue alive long enough for follicles to develop – one stage in the development of mature ovaries. Experiments with mice have demonstrated that ova from aborted foetuses (mice) have […]