ATLANTA — A Georgia measure inspired by the mother of octuplets in California that would have restricted the number of embryos fertility doctors may implant likely won’t pass this year.
More from TODAY.com
Atlanta Braves' new 'Simba cam' is an infinitely more adorable spin on the 'kiss cam'
The Atlanta Braves have invented a new, super cute alternative to the traditional baseball stadium "kiss cam" — the "Simba...
- Taking a look back at Jenna Wolfe’s path to fitness
- Nailing it: 3 simple tips to make your mornings better
- Everything you need to know about hiccups — and how to get rid of them
- 'Shining a Light' on Weekend TODAY’s Baltimore Health Expo
- Atlanta Braves' new 'Simba cam' is an infinitely more adorable spin on the 'kiss cam'
It would restrict the number of fertilized embryos a woman could create and implant through in-vitro treatments.
The bill went to a Senate subcommittee Thursday for more study. It would have to be reported by Monday to be considered this session and that likely won’t happen.
The bill’s sponsor says he didn’t want Georgia to end up having a case like Nadya Suleman. She gave birth to octuplets after having fertility treatments.
She has six other children and has relied on food stamps and disability income to provide for her family.
A similar bill is pending in Missouri.
© 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.