Obstetrics & gynaecology

Frozen embryos more successful for conceiving during IVF

A new study carried out by a research team at The University of Western Australia and Fertility Specialists of Western Australia has found that women undergoing IVF who have had embryos fail to implant have more success using ...

Medical research

Single embryo implants work better: study

Implanting single embryos into the wombs of women seeking to boost fertility is more effective and less costly than placing two embryos at a time, a pair of studies released Wednesday found.

Medical research

First babies born from genetic screening study

Two women taking part in the world's first controlled study of a comprehensive genetic screening test before IVF have given birth to healthy babies. The babies, twin girls born in Germany in June and a singleton boy born ...

Health

Frozen embryo transfer leads to larger and heavier babies

Two studies from France and Denmark have shown that children born after frozen embryo transfer are larger and heavier. The risk for a baby to be too heavy for its gestational age at birth is increased 1.6 fold compared to ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

IVF births at highest number ever, says report

In 2016/17, 15,198 IVF babies were born in Australia and New Zealand as a result of cycles undertaken in 2016 – the highest number ever in IVF's 40-year history, a UNSW report released today shows.

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