View Full Version : Twins on demand?

09-09-2001, 05:45 PM
Is it possible for in in-vitro fertilization clinic to produce identical twins on demand, by physically separating the cells after the first division, and transferring them to the uterus independently?

09-09-2001, 10:35 PM
It doesn't seem to be that difficult, of course some things in theory that are easy aren't that easy in real life.

I can't imagine anyone doing this as the risk of a birth defect would put them in a lawsuit. Doctors are sued for defects that aren't there fault. Why go out of your way to put yourself in that position.