Re: Selective reduction
Are the chances of them all dying higher than of any surviving?
Originally Posted by whitecalx
It sounds like there is certainly a chance that she could carry all 5 to viability but that chance is extremely small. The chance of them all dying is much higher than surviving.
I'd lean towards reducing, I think, if I were in that situation.
Its a heart wrenching decision, no doubt. I hope that doctor learns a lesson and will discontinue the practice of placing so many embryos in his patients.
And chance does not predict what will happen in the future, it reports on patterns of what has happened in the past.
Last edited by Birdwatcher; 08-21-2008 at 01:07 PM.