Dr. Eve Feinberg Featured on “Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta”

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Dr. Eve Feinberg featured on "Chasing Life with Dr. Sanjay Gupta"

Paging Dr. Gupta: What You Need to Know About the Alabama IVF Ruling
February 27, 2024

Dr. Sanjay Gupta speaks with fertility expert Dr. Eve Feinberg about a controversial ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court that frozen embryos are now considered children.

Alabama’s Supreme Court has ruled that embryos are children and anyone discarding frozen embryos could face wrongful death charges. So where does this leave fertility doctors and their patients in the state? And could this ruling have national implications? For this special episode, Dr. Sanjay Gupta turns to IVF expert, Dr. Eve Feinberg from the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University. She explains how embryos are handled during the IVF process and why the ruling is contentious for fertility care providers. Also, CNN Correspondent Isabel Rosales shares how some families and fertility clinics in Alabama have responded.

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