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Paying for IVF

The Province is promising to pay for one round of single embyro invitro fertization. Doctors say it'll mean healthier mums and babies. Critics say we can't afford medically unnecessary treatments. Is having a baby a right?

 

Our guest is Dr. John McNaught, Medical Director of Fertility Ontario, a London area fertility clinic. He is also a supporter of Conceivable Dreams, a group that advocates for public funding for IVF.

 

Related links:

What fertility treatments OHIP currently pays for

What fertility treatments the Liberal government is proposing to pay for

Conceiving a plan to win over Ontario voters, Globe editorial

Guidelines for how many embryos to transfer, Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada

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