This hour: IVF -- in vitro fertilization -- has brought the miracle of life to women and families across the U.S.
Those who have undergone the procedure, however, know it does not come without a cost.
Coming up, we weigh the physical, financial, and emotional demands of IVF treatment.
We hear from doctors and patients.
We also consider a recent New York magazine article about PGS -- the test used to identify viable embryos. How accurate is it? We take a closer look.
But first: on the ground in Puerto Rico. We get the latest on the island’s efforts to recover from the devastation of Hurricane Maria.
- Jeff Cohen - News Director at WNPR
- Dr. Pasquale Patrizio - Professor and Director of the Yale Fertility Center
- Dr. Daniel Grow - Visiting Professor at UConn; Lead Physician and Associate Fellowship Director at the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services
- Stephanie Carroll - West Simsbury, Connecticut resident and former patient of the Center for Advanced Reproductive Services
Chion Wolf contributed to this show.