It was Louise Brown who became the world's first baby to be born via IVF, in 1978. So, how does IVF exactly work? In a Ted Talk, physician-novelist and activist writer Nassim Assefi and fertility doctor Brian Levine explain the science of making a baby in a laboratory.
The term “embryo adoption” is caught up in the rhetoric of debate over abortion. There is no reliable data on the number of frozen embryos in the United States, but experts estimate the total between 600,000 and 1 million.
Some single unmarried women today are opting for motherhood. Nearly two decades ago, Bollywood actress Sushmita Sen made news when she chose to become a single mother by adopting a girl at the age of 25, and her second 10 years later. And now, Ekta Kapoor has also welcomed a baby boy via surrogacy.