Telios in the News: "What Happens When Courts Treat Frozen Embryos Like Property?"

July 2019

“One in eight couples in the United States struggle with infertility. Many resort to in vitro fertilization (IVF), a complex medical procedure that involves manually creating embryos in a lab and transferring either one or several into a uterus to conceive a child. Since the procedure usually creates multiple embryos, couples often freeze embryos for future pregnancy attempts ... But what happens when that same couple divorces?"

Who decides what happens to the frozen embryos? Read more about these cases, and Theresa Sidebotham’s involvement in the case which went to the Colorado Court of Appeals, in the full article:

What Happens When Courts Treat Frozen Embryos Like Property” by Helen Raleigh. The Federalist, 2019.