When one letter of the alphabet can make so much difference

Originally posted on oliviasview:
Recently I found myself at a presentation that included a fertility doctor at one of London’s leading hospitals.  He was speaking about egg donation and concluded his talk by saying that new research was beginning to show that women carrying a child conceived this way did pass a very small amount…

IVF success rates – what should patients expect from treatment

“How successful is IVF?” is a question that gets asked incredibly often, but really the answer has to be “it depends”. A clearer picture has been revealed by a recent study in Denmark, which followed 20,000 women through their fertility treatment.  The results indicated that around 65% of these women had children within three years of treatment,Continue reading “IVF success rates – what should patients expect from treatment”

Did you know that 6.5 million babies have been born worldwide via IVF?

The statistics regarding birth rates on IVF are amazing! Since the birth of the very first IVF conceived baby back in 1978 (Louise Brown, pictured below with her parents) at least 6.5 babies have been conceived this way.  It is also amazing how the rate of treatment continues to grow, with a consistent climb of aroundContinue reading “Did you know that 6.5 million babies have been born worldwide via IVF?”