A lawsuit against a retired Boston fertility doctor led to an awareness of misconduct and fertility fraud. With an increase in DNA tests and regulatory laws, the misconduct of fertility doctors is less frequent, however, still occurring. More and more states have begun enacting fertility fraud laws and different experts and specialists show their support and question the existing laws. Northeastern professor Katherine Kraschel, expert on fertility care and reproductive technologies, questions whether adding more regulation would prevent the very few number of doctors still willing to commit fraud from doing so in today’s environment.
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