Source NY Post
An appeals court has taken away a Manhattan woman’s frozen embryo — and given it to her estranged husband to destroy.
In April 2017, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Deborah Kaplan granted Bat-El Yishay Finkelstein sole custody of the embryo that a fertility clinic had created with her egg and her husband Yoram Finkelstein’s sperm.
The judge based her decision in part on the fact that the embryo represented the now 53-year-old wife’s “last chance to become a biological parent.”
Finkelstein, a 63-year-old architect, challenged the ruling.