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 ...

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.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

For women undergoing IVF, is fresh or frozen embryo transfer best?

The world's first baby born via in-vitro fertilization turned 40 years old this summer. Still, after four decades, IVF is a relatively new field with ongoing debate on how to get the best results for families who have placed ...

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 ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Frozen embryos result in just as many live births in IVF

Freezing and subsequent transfer of embryos gives infertile couples just as much of a chance of having a child as using fresh embryos for in vitro fertilization (IVF), research from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, and Adelaide, ...

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.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Dutch medical centre probes suspected IVF sperm mix-up

A Dutch medical institution announced an investigation Tuesday after discovering that up to 26 women may have been fertilised by the wrong sperm cells at its IVF treatment laboratory.

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