Dr. F. Nicholas Shamma, a reproductive endocrinologist and founding member of IVF Michigan & Ohio Fertility Centers, said that 2 percent of all babies born in the United States each year are the result of IVF and that one in eight couples has difficulties conceiving.

“To prevent humans from being born, by classifying them as a potential concern, then you’re preventing 73,000 good Americans from being born each and every year in the United States, so that doesn’t make any sense,” Dr. Shamma said. “IVF and myself, we’re all for promoting life and bringing life in terms of assisted reproduction.”

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