1. Twins at 12 weeks.

    In The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Ruth Padawer reports on the rise of a procedure known as “twin reduction," or the selective abortion of one of two fetuses. Advances in reproductive medicine and fertility treatments have created a strange paradox, Padawer explains: “In creating life where none seemed possible, doctors often generate more fetuses than they intend.” Now, women who are pregnant with twins and only want one baby are seeking out the procedure, too, stirring a heated ethical debate…

     
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    I understand why some would do this, but I rather just accept whatever blessings are sent my way. Twins are common in my...
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    Twins at 12 weeks. In The New York Times Sunday Magazine, Ruth Padawer reports on the rise of a procedure known as “twin...
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    Wtf how do you choose which baby you want to keep?!
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    :o
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    I HATE YOU NONE CONDOM USERS !!!
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    im a twin
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