Originally Posted by J Diddy
A huge portion of the problem is the way the resources are squandered. The second is the focus of the medical field.
This discussion is a slippery slope that could easily end up in the D.C.
The bottom line is that there is a large segment of the population that believes that once an egg has been recognized as fertilized, that child must be born, regardless of defects identified early or even mid term.
Those same people don't believe that something bad could happen from the birth of an abnormal child.
Furthermore, gene therapy has not matured to the point of correcting people born with missing chromosomes or genetic defects.