Obstetrics & gynaecology

US woman loses battle to keep frozen embryos

A California judge on Wednesday ruled against a woman locked in a bitter dispute with her ex-husband to use frozen embryos over his objections, in a closely watched case.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Birth defects in ART babies reviewed

Researchers have reviewed current knowledge to further understand the reasons for the increased incidence of birth defects in babies born through assisted reproductive technologies (ART).


Pioneering IVF doctor dies in Australia

A pioneering Australian doctor known for his groundbreaking work on the world's first pregnancy through in vitro fertilisation (IVF) has died after a long illness.


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 ...

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