Canadian MDs consider denying fertility treatments to obese women

Arya Sharma, a leading expert on obesity at the University of Alberta, doesn’t agree that technical risks should exclude women from access to fertility treatments since “obese people undergo surgeries and all sorts of procedures all the time.” But he does feel obese women should try to lose weight before turning to IVF to conceive, since it is a risky and costly procedure they have to pay for themselves: “Why take the risks or spend the money, if you don’t need it?”Read Article