The Overturn of Roe Could Mean the End of Fertility Medicine

July 29, 2022

Nina Osborne, who has done several rounds of IVF in hopes of fulfilling her lifelong dream of having children, goes through her IVF medications at home in Parkville, Md., on May 10, 2022. Meghna Mukherjee, graduate student affiliate of ISSI's Berkeley Center for Social Medicine, co-authored an article in Ms. Magazine that examines the impact of the overturning of Roe v. Wade on in vitro fertilization (IVF).The authors argue that the overturning of Roe will dramatically limit crucial options for people looking to build a family, as the new laws threaten those undergoing and performing procedures that require the preservation and discarding of embryos to ensure successful fertility treatments.