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IVF success rates could be improved enormously through the use of time-lapse imaging, scientists from the United Kingdom revealed in Reproductive BioMedicine Online. The study team, from the CARE fertility group, say that the new technique can help with selecting the healthiest embryos, resulting in a 56 percent increase in IVF live birth rates.
IVF offers a wonderful opportunity to get pregnant for numerous families who could not conceive naturally, but is it really a safe fertility treatment? More and more research about the negative side effects of IVF are coming to light, including an increased risk of birth defects. A new study from Sweden now reveals that women [...]
IVF offers hope to millions of people who cannot get pregnant naturally. Those who are about to undergo IVF will want to know how likely they are to get pregnant and realize their dream of becoming parents. Miscarriage statistics may be of special interest to you, and you may also want to know if there [...]
IVF has realized so many people’s desires to become parents that it is almost impossible to imagine the world without it. Yet, research keeps revealing new potential pitfalls, and the latest is an increased risk of asthma. Read on to find out more about the new findings.
IVF is very much a reality of modern reproductive life in the west, to the extent that it’s not all that uncommon for couples to think they have time to wait before having kids as they can “always have IVF later”. It’s a totally different story in the southern African country of Namibia, where infertility [...]
IVF success rates depend on many factors, including age and health. Every woman who is about to undergo invitro fertilization is aware that the first IVF cycle may not result in a pregnancy, even if many good-quality embryos were created and several were implanted. But at which point should you say that enough is enough?
What is the secret to IVF success? According to one new, and controversial, new study, it might be implanting several embryos. And not just because more embryos mean a higher chance that at least one will stick around, either. The new study concluded that in IVF twin pregnancies, the stronger embryo somehow “helps” the weaker [...]
Selective reduction refers to the practice of reducing the number of fetuses in a pregnancy. It is a form of abortion, with the difference that the pregnancy was quite apparently extremely wanted and planned, but the medical, practical, or emotional issues are of such weight that a couple decides to opt to reduce the number [...]
Invitro Fertilization (IVF) has been playing an increasing role in helping couples fulfill their dream of becoming parents for the last decades – so much so that the procedure is almost seen as yet another frequent way to get pregnant and have a baby. Twins are not unusual following IVF either, due to the fact [...]