in-vitro fertilization

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1:22 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Michigan mom asks for death benefits for in-vitro twins conceived after father's death

Cells multiplying after in-vitro fertilization.
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A Michigan mother whose twins were conceived usingĀ  in-vitro technology after their father died is asking the state Supreme Court to allow the children to get death benefits and inheritance rights.

Pam and Jeff Mattison had a daughter using in-vitro fertilization, and wanted more children.

But Jeff Mattison was ill, and died just before the procedure was performed again.

Pam Mattison had a twin boy and girl nine months after her husband died. She applied for Social Security benefits for the twins, but was denied.

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