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redqueen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jun-26-07 06:19 PM
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52. They may not have intended to, but that is what they did...
and they did it fully aware of the risks it posed to both the mother and all the children. No, you can't control it, but fertility treatments do indeed increase the risks of the mom becoming pregnant with a litter of babies. You can control that, and they *chose* not to. It's a monumentally stupid choice.

I don't see the point in starting another discussion in this thread. This one is about the irresponsible practices going on in fertility treatments. Maybe you could find an overpopulation thread to rant about evil DUers and their awful opinions in? :shrug:
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  -4th Sextuplet in Minn. Dies in Hospital kskiska  Jun-26-07 12:03 AM   #0 
  - This sounds pretty bad for the last two, doesn't it.  barb162   Jun-26-07 12:10 AM   #1 
  - Don't feel too sorry for them  Scairp   Jun-26-07 02:06 AM   #11 
     - Perfectly stated. Thank you.  youngdem   Jun-26-07 06:32 AM   #13 
     - You're right  barb162   Jun-26-07 11:07 AM   #28 
     - "ethics decisions within the medical community "  redqueen   Jun-26-07 02:04 PM   #35 
     - Excellent post  LostinVA   Jun-26-07 07:15 AM   #14 
     - You're right  barb162   Jun-26-07 11:09 AM   #29 
     - My brother and sister-in-law went through in vitro and had to reduce.  haele   Jun-26-07 09:27 PM   #65 
     - Excellent post.  superconnected   Jun-26-07 01:58 PM   #33 
     - Although I agree with some of what you say about the selfishness  Arkansas Granny   Jun-26-07 02:21 PM   #38 
        - I do feel sorrow, for everyone involved.  yardwork   Jun-26-07 08:18 PM   #61 
  - Human beings are not adapted to reproduce in litters.  LeftyMom   Jun-26-07 12:11 AM   #2 
  - yeah, need to abort all but one once they get implanted  frogcycle   Jun-26-07 12:26 AM   #3 
  - The smart and ethical thing to do, especially with couples who won't do a reduction  LeftyMom   Jun-26-07 12:38 AM   #5 
     - When do we start legislating "the smart and ethical thing to do"?  seriousstan   Jun-26-07 12:55 AM   #6 
     - Who ever said that people who could afford such procedures were smart?  Mind_your_head   Jun-26-07 01:01 AM   #8 
     - It sounds like they did do that, based on their website.  lizzy   Jun-26-07 08:03 AM   #17 
     - Did two twin?  spotbird   Jun-26-07 09:06 AM   #20 
     - If they were so fucking religious why didn't they accept that  Coventina   Jun-26-07 09:07 AM   #21 
     - Another excellent post!  superconnected   Jun-26-07 02:03 PM   #34 
     - but that's just it... they're not religious.  redqueen   Jun-26-07 02:06 PM   #36 
     - Sorry, they are religious  Lurker No More   Jun-26-07 03:24 PM   #39 
        - no. they think they are, sure... but they're not.  redqueen   Jun-26-07 03:34 PM   #41 
        - Oh, I agree with you that they are crazy, I think this is horrible,  Lurker No More   Jun-26-07 03:42 PM   #43 
           - because phony religion doesn't fool me.  redqueen   Jun-26-07 03:45 PM   #44 
              - Okay, I get it.  Lurker No More   Jun-26-07 03:52 PM   #45 
        - A gift from God helped along by tens of thousands of dollars.  yardwork   Jun-26-07 08:20 PM   #62 
     - EXCELLENT POST!!!!  theHandpuppet   Jun-26-07 07:05 PM   #58 
     - It would appear that in the end, her God stepped in and did the  SemperEadem   Jun-26-07 05:25 PM   #50 
     - In some countries, IVF transfers are limited  Gormy Cuss   Jun-26-07 08:14 AM   #19 
     - This pregnancy wasn't IVT  Lurker No More   Jun-26-07 03:28 PM   #40 
        - Yes, thank you, but IVF was mentioned in the post by LeftyMom  Gormy Cuss   Jun-26-07 03:55 PM   #46 
     - You seem to know this stuff. How many do they typically implant?  barb162   Jun-26-07 11:11 AM   #30 
        - Depends on the clinic  LeftyMom   Jun-26-07 07:33 PM   #59 
  - I believe normal litter size is between 1/2 and 1 times the number of teats.  Thor_MN   Jun-26-07 07:51 AM   #16 
  - I didn't know until I read this post that  StarryNite   Jun-26-07 12:28 AM   #4 
  - This whole thing is very sad  uppityperson   Jun-26-07 12:56 AM   #7 
  - I don't understand why this YOUNG couple was taking fertility drugs AT ALL  Hekate   Jun-26-07 01:02 AM   #9 
  - I agree with you. eom  Mind_your_head   Jun-26-07 01:34 AM   #10 
  - No, she isn't the one who almost died after delivery  Scairp   Jun-26-07 02:13 AM   #12 
  - It's nothing I would do,  spotbird   Jun-26-07 09:09 AM   #22 
     - I am not sure  Scairp   Jun-27-07 12:44 AM   #68 
  - They must have started trying young.  LeftyMom   Jun-26-07 09:12 AM   #23 
  - It's likely she already had a diagnosis...  colinmom71   Jun-26-07 09:50 AM   #25 
  - you are exactly right  leftchick   Jun-26-07 09:56 AM   #27 
  - This is so sad.  LeftishBrit   Jun-26-07 07:43 AM   #15 
  - She wasn't implanted with embryos. She was taking fertility drugs.  lizzy   Jun-26-07 08:05 AM   #18 
  - Fetal Implantation costs more.  Bridget Burke   Jun-26-07 09:27 AM   #24 
  - should have done selective reduction way back in the first trimester  leftchick   Jun-26-07 09:53 AM   #26 
  - This just in...  Javaman   Jun-26-07 11:26 AM   #31 
  - LOL  saigon68   Jun-26-07 02:17 PM   #37 
  - I Just Burst Out Laughing In My Office!  Binka   Jun-26-07 04:34 PM   #48 
  - This seems criminal, somehow n/t  kgfnally   Jun-26-07 01:55 PM   #32 
  - Children die premature all the time  OldschoolDem   Jun-26-07 03:40 PM   #42 
     - clothe  redqueen   Jun-26-07 04:33 PM   #47 
     - It sounds like these people  OldschoolDem   Jun-26-07 05:55 PM   #51 
        - They may not have intended to, but that is what they did...  redqueen   Jun-26-07 06:19 PM   #52 
        - Oh, yes, you certainly can control it.  Shakespeare   Jun-26-07 06:27 PM   #54 
     - They Are Fucking Idiots I Don't Give A Shit What Their Intentions Were  Binka   Jun-26-07 04:37 PM   #49 
     - A one word solution  Bjornsdotter   Jun-26-07 08:07 PM   #60 
     - Wow, are you waaaayy off  Scairp   Jun-27-07 07:58 PM   #70 
  - What most people posting here are ignoring is that there have  hedgehog   Jun-26-07 06:22 PM   #53 
  - In many cases the children have some handicaps or birth defects  Beaverhausen   Jun-26-07 06:34 PM   #55 
  - Their physician is supposed to EDUCATE them about the reality of the situation.  Shakespeare   Jun-26-07 06:45 PM   #57 
  - Yea, and I wonder if those reality TV shows about multiple children  lizzy   Jun-26-07 08:31 PM   #64 
  - The woman ovulated at least 10 eggs!!!  fortyfeetunder   Jun-26-07 09:56 PM   # 
  - deleted n/t  fortyfeetunder   Jun-26-07 09:56 PM   #67 
  - I am not a abortion fan but if you mess with mother  marlakay   Jun-26-07 06:39 PM   #56 
  - This couple had a CHOICE to pair down the litter to increase viability.  NoodleyAppendage   Jun-26-07 08:30 PM   #63 
  - Let's hope other n-tuplet parent wannabes take note  fortyfeetunder   Jun-26-07 09:48 PM   #66 
  - I sure wish people would adopt instead. nt  Vinca   Jun-27-07 06:44 AM   #69 

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