A preventive ethics approach to IVF in the age of octuplets

Fertil Steril. 2010 Feb;93(2):339-40. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2009.12.010.


A preventive ethics approach recognizes that ethical obligations of the in vitro fertilization practitioner should prevail, regardless of whether embryo transfer is regulated.

MeSH terms

  • Decision Making
  • Ethics, Medical*
  • Female
  • Fertilization in Vitro / ethics*
  • Humans
  • Informed Consent
  • Judgment
  • Personal Autonomy
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Reduction, Multifetal / ethics
  • Pregnancy, Multiple* / psychology