February 26, 2020 2:45 pm
"I got to know about IVF from my friends. They suggested it when we repeatedly failed to conceive naturally."
February 23, 2020 1:18 pm
For the study, the researchers selected only singleton babies and compared the mortality rate of those born with assisted birth measures, and those who were conceived naturally.
December 27, 2019 4:21 pm
The minute Reisa Pollard held her baby, she wanted another. That's when the struggle truly began, at age 42. She tells other women, "We need to start sharing our stories. There's nothing to be ashamed of. It's a journey and you're not alone."
December 11, 2019 1:03 pm
Babies conceived through assisted reproduction involving frozen embryo transfer were more than twice likely to develop childhood cancer, particularly leukemia and neuroblastoma, a type of brain cancer, according to the study.
December 05, 2019 6:10 pm
The procedure involves one partner contributing and incubating the egg, while the other subsequently carries the foetus.
December 04, 2019 7:44 pm
The book I'm Very Ferris — A Child's Story about In Vitro Fertilisation initiates a discussion about IVF and makes it relatable through the eyes of a child. Ferris takes you to his little world and its adventures and how he finally came to be.
March 31, 2019 10:30 am
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.
February 19, 2019 11:00 am
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.
February 12, 2019 3:43 pm
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.
November 13, 2018 5:20 pm
As adorable as the baby’s picture looks, it is gaining attention for depicting not just the birth of a child but also the challenges associated with it.