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What happens to frozen embryos before they are able to become babies is still a matter that promises to undergo further judicial review.

In 1978, Louise Brown, the “test tube baby,” was born in England, the first baby conceived by the process of in vitro fertilization. Then, in 1984, Zoe Leyland was born in Australia, the first baby from a frozen embryo. Today, some estimate that more than 1 million frozen embryos are in storage.

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