Feature Interview (12:30) – Dr. Elliot Bedford, Director of Ethics Integration at St. Vincent Health in Indianapolis, talks about the ethics of reproduction and how to apply it to new technologies like egg harvesting and artificial wombs.
Also in this episode:
News (00:45) – Companies suggest young women avoid infertility later in life by freezing their eggs (www.cbsnews.com/news/egg-freezing…inst-infertility/) and “The debate surrounding the artificial womb” from OSV Newsweekly (www.osv.com/OSVNewsweekly/Artic…-womb%E2%80%99.aspx)
Medical Trivia (Answer at 41:00) – How many eggs does a woman ovulate during the course of her life?
Medicine You Need to Know (42:40) – Total Fertility Rates by State and Race and Hispanic Origin: United States, 2017 (www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr…8/nvsr68_01-508.pdf)
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