(HealthDay)—The risk of birth defects is low among children conceived using assisted reproductive technologies (ART), according to a new study.
(HealthDay)—For women undergoing assisted reproductive technology treatment, higher supplemental folate intake is associated with improved outcomes, according to a study published online Sept. 5 in Obstetrics & ...
(Medical Xpress)—When prospective parents have trouble conceiving and decide to seek medical help, they typically experience more than a little anxiety and have a host of questions: What are the potential risks to the mother ...
Children are not harmed by being brought into existence even if they suffer severe genetic disease - according to a new report from the University of East Anglia.
Research aimed at developing germ cells—the progenitors of eggs and sperm—in vitro should be held to especially rigorous scientific standards, a distinguished team of reproductive biologists declares in the journal Cell.
(HealthDay)—Having a low sperm count doesn't seem to determine whether a man's children will be born with birth defects, a new study indicates.
Young adults conceived through IVF and other assisted reproductive technologies (ART) have grown up as healthy individuals, comparing well to those conceived naturally, the world's largest study into ART ...
A new report finds that one or two of every 100 babies born in the United States now are conceived with advanced fertility help.
At this time of year, many recount the birth of Jesus to the Virgin Mary. But reports consistent with virgin births are also a modern day phenomenon, according to a study in the Christmas edition of the BMJ.
Parents who conceive through assisted reproductive technologies (ART) are likely to receive different medical advice in relation to prenatal testing than those who conceive naturally, academics have suggested.
A new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln explores why Americans—even those with fertility problems—don't opt for adoption more often as their route to parenthood.
(HealthDay)—Five million babies have been born using assisted reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization since the late 1970s, according to a new study.
Women in Australia who conceive using assisted reproductive technology, such as IVF – and who have a caesarean birth before going in to labour – are less likely to breastfeed. This is despite the majority ...
The first national report into the cumulative success of IVF has shown there is little chance of pregnancy after the fifth round of treatment, regardless of a woman's age.
One in three women who have their first baby through infertility treatment, become pregnant again naturally within two years of their first birth, a new study has found.