Couples are willing to do whatever it takes to create a family, and this leads to extra frozen embryos. In Canada, clinics cannot dispose of embryos without legal consent from patients.
So we have, they estimate, about 50,000 embryos hanging around. Embryos the parents wanted, until they didn’t. I’m prepared to say as someone who would like to have kids and who is on the outside edge of her fertile years–that perhaps the “whatever it takes” mentality has to go.by