Fertility Treatments After Roe & Dobbs + Alabama Supreme Court Case

Since Dobbs v. Jackson overturned Roe v. Wade, there are several aspects of building a family through fertility treatments that have become potentially illegal in several states, and also elements of treatments that can pose heightened medical risks given new limitations in care that people can access. People in states with strict abortion restrictions, such as Arizona, may be particularly affected.

Additionally, the Alabama Supreme Court Case ruling on the legal status of embryos raised further questions on the continued availability of specific fertility treatments in the state.

In this video, we focus on special considerations for those pursuing fertility treatments in the United States following the Dobbs ruling, whether using medications like Clomid, undergoing IUI, IVF, or genetic testing.

For specific information on implications for IVF patients, including information on shipping embryos, skip ahead to the IVF portion of the video starting at 4:43.

For those who may face the question of whether to end a pregnancy and who live in the United States, the Guttmacher Institute's resources may be of interest.

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