Obstetrics & gynaecology

What couples considering IVF need to know

(HealthDay)—In vitro fertilization (IVF) is widely used in the United States to help infertile couples have children. But there are a number of things people should know when considering it, an infertility specialist says.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Fertility study shows cheaper treatment is effective

New University of Auckland research has found couples may not need to undergo invasive and expensive IVF to get pregnant, with other less-invasive procedures proving more effective.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Lithuanian leader vetoes strict IVF law

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite on Monday vetoed strict legislation on in-vitro fertilisation (IVF), saying the proposed law favoured by the influential Catholic Church ignores modern medicine.

Medical research

Solving the mystery of defective embryos

It's the dream of many infertile couples: to have a baby. Tens of thousands of children are born by in vitro fertilization, or IVF, a technique commonly used when nature doesn't take its course. However, embryos obtained ...

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