Medical research

Baby born from embryo frozen almost 20 years ago

(PhysOrg.com) -- A healthy baby has been born from an embryo that was kept frozen for nearly 20 years, smashing the previous record of 13 years. The new baby is a biological sibling of a child born to the embryo donor couple ...

Other

ICSI or IVF: Babies born from frozen embryos do just as well

Analysis of the longest running ICSI programme in the United States has found reassuring evidence that babies born from frozen embryos fertilised via ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) do just as well as those born from ...

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

IVF births result in taller children: NZ study

Children born using in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) are likely to be taller than their naturally conceived counterparts, New Zealand researchers have found.

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

Most IVF babies now come from frozen embryos

For the first time, more live birth deliveries following IVF treatment are from cycles using frozen embryos, rather than fresh embryos.

Other

3 IVF attempts double chances

Just one in three women gives birth after a single IVF attempt, but the cumulative chance of a live birth increases with each cycle - where women are offered three cycles nearly two thirds go on to have babies, reveals a ...

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