From Strollerderby, the following is quite the twist on sexual and reproductive “freedom.” Click to enlarge…
To answer the question, I think this is neither silly nor sweet. Doubting the odds that both women were infertile, I expect simple artificial insemination would have sufficed….
So to pull-off their embryo trade stunt, the Coras sacrificed many embryos along the way. Those surviving the fertilization, defect evaluation, and implantation process will either die of neglect in frozen animation or be killed in the name of science. Upwards of 75% of embryos don’t ultimately survive IVF.
Never mind the havoc these two wrought on their own bodies by injecting themselves with synthetic female steroids over the course of many weeks.
[HT: proofreader Angela]