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Octuplet mother spawns bills limiting embryo implants

AP/Yahoo News, March 5, 2009

Lawmakers in two states, outraged by California's "Octomom," are seeking to limit the number of embryos that may be implanted by fertility clinics. The legislation in Missouri and Georgia is intended to spare taxpayers from footing the bill for women having more children than they can afford. But infertility doctors argue that decisions on how many embryos to transfer should be left up to medical experts familiar with a patient's individual circumstances.