As more details of the mother who gave birth to octuplets come to light, ethicists are debating the moral quandaries involved.
The woman had six other children before the set of eight, which were only the second set of octuplets recorded in the U.S. The babies' grandfather said Friday that his daughter wanted one more child and didn't expect this to happen.
Kaiser Permanente's Bellflower Medical Center reports that all is well with the mother and children. Seven babies are breathing unassisted, and one is receiving assisted oxygen through a tube in the nose. Seven are being tube-fed donated breast milk.
It is unclear how this woman ended up with eight embryos in the first place.Her mother told the Los Angeles Times on Thursday that the woman had received fertility treatment and that she had embryos implanted.
Just remember Ms. Liberal, it's her body and her "choice". She's exercised her "choice". Don't we all feel better now.