There must be nothing there, because nobody wants to look

[T]he process of harvesting eggs is exceedingly invasive, and requires the non-therapeutic use of hormones. The long-term effects of this procedure are, as with children, disputable. But that’s partially because fertility treatments are a lucrative industry, and there’s systemic pressure to avoid closely considering such questions. As medical anthropologist Diane Tober admitted to The Washington Post, there are no known risks [to fertility treatments] because no one has looked.”

Matthew Lee Anderson • Andrew T. Walker, Breaking Evangelicalism’s Silence on IVF

April 30, 2019

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