IVF and the free vote

Over the last few days IVF was slowly taking centre stage once again and unfortunately, instead of discussing the heartaches, physical pain, emotional pain and anguish that the parents go through in this difficult time, we ended up with a political mayhem. This is not the first time that in our country when it comes to civil liberties, rights and benefits, instead of choosing to do the right thing, we had the political parties choosing to do what they think is the most beneficial in terms of votes. Once again, we failed to learn from the country’s history and once again we chose to ignore those that require the most care in these moments; the parents.

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