IVF Treatments Protected From La. Abortion Trigger Laws

Dr. Jay Huber reassures IVF treatments are not affected by Louisiana trigger laws

Logo for WWL.com radio, which ran an article on why abortion trigger law does not impact IVF treatments | Fertility Institute of New OrleansWWL Radio interviewed Dr. Jay Huber, FINO’s current medical director on Louisiana’s abortion trigger laws. The laws are currently facing a court challenge. But many people are wondering what those laws mean for families considering in vitro fertilization (IVF).

While there is a lot of confusion and speculation, Dr. Huber says those considering IVF treatments don’t have to worry.

“The overturning of Roe v. Wade has not changed the way that we approach our patients and our business,” Huber said. “This is not a change for us in Louisiana. We are very protective of our embryos.”

Dr. Huber added that fertility clinics, including FINO, do everything possible to keep the embryos in their care viable.

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About The Fertility Institute of New Orleans (FINO)

Founded in 1976, The Fertility Institute of New Orleans (FINO) is the first fertility clinic in Louisiana, achieving many fertility medicine advancements in the Gulf South. FINO continues to provide cutting-edge patient care informed by physicians who teach the latest in fertility medicine at LSU and Tulane medical schools. The staff’s care philosophy is to first, and continually, educate patients about infertility and their individual treatment options. We engage with people beyond conventional doctor-patient interactions to forge relationships, while offering competitive costs and treatments other area clinics don’t. FertilityInstitute.com