Pediatrics

Women who use IVF less likely to breastfeed

Women in Australia who conceive using assisted reproductive technology, such as IVF – and who have a caesarean birth before going in to labour – are less likely to breastfeed. This is despite the majority of pregnant ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Follistatin is a key player in embryo implantation

Looking to improve the success rate of assisted reproductive technologies, researchers at Baylor College of Medicine investigated in more detail the mechanism involved in successful embryo implantation, an essential component ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women conceive naturally after IVF, study finds

One in three women who have their first baby through infertility treatment, become pregnant again naturally within two years of their first birth, a new study has found.

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Women cannot rewind the 'biological clock'

Many women do not fully appreciate the consequences of delaying motherhood, and expect that assisted reproductive technologies can reverse their aged ovarian function, Yale researchers reported in a study published in a recent ...

Medical research

BPA exposure disrupts human egg maturation

As many as 20 percent of infertile couples in the United States have unexplained reasons for their infertility. Now, new research led by Catherine Racowsky, PhD, director of the Assisted Reproductive Technologies Laboratory ...

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