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Friday, February 21, 2020



Explained: How IVF is reversing an imminent extinction

January 20, 2020 8:45 am

The death of Sudan, who was earlier at the Dvur Králové Zoo in the Czech Republic, left the world with only two northern white rhinos, Najin, 30, and Fatu, 19 — both female.

Why IVF mothers have trouble breastfeeding their baby

January 13, 2020 4:10 pm

IVF mothers need to be counselled. They can consult the gynaecologist who will sensitise the patient about how milk production works and the overall benefits of breastfeeding. It is only when the baby suckles that the milk production increases.

British lesbian couple are first to carry baby in both their wombs through IVF

December 05, 2019 6:10 pm

The procedure involves one partner contributing and incubating the egg, while the other subsequently carries the foetus.

Exclusive: Vandana Sajnani on her miracle baby, after braving IVF and surrogacy

October 10, 2019 4:19 pm

Three miscarriages, three failed IVF cycles, three unsuccessful IUI procedures, three surrogacies that went awry, and a messed up caesarian delivery...but Vanraj’s arrival, three months before his actual due date, has been totally worth it.

Nine years and many battles later, Bhateri Devi is still going strong

September 29, 2019 10:05 am

With a 74-yr-old woman in Andhra becoming the oldest to give birth, The Indian Express rewinds to a case of 2010, when a 66-yr-old from Hisar had delivered triplets, triggering a debate around medical ethics and an age-limit on women opting for IVF.

Giving birth at 74: Issues in debate around setting an age limit for IVF

September 19, 2019 8:48 am

The average life expectancy of an Indian woman is 70 and of a man 69, and the medical community has expressed concerns over future of children born to such an elderly couple.

As a woman gives birth at 74, a doc explains pregnancy after menopause and its risks

September 17, 2019 1:46 pm

With increase in average life expectancy, among other factors including women empowerment and financial concerns, more and more women are opting for late pregnancy. But how does pregnancy after menopause work?

Watch: 5 myths about IVF busted by a doctor

August 01, 2019 1:38 pm

Infertility specialist Dr Shweta Goswami busts some myths about IVF. Watch the video to know more about the process and how it can help you conceive.

New artificial intelligence approach may boost IVF success

April 06, 2019 3:44 pm

For the study, published in NPJ Digital Medicine, researchers used 12,000 photos of human embryos taken precisely 110 hours after fertilisation to train an AI algorithm to discriminate between poor and good embryo quality.

IVF children may be at increased cancer risk, says study

April 03, 2019 10:38 am

The study, published in the journal JAMA Pediatrics, found that the overall cancer rate per 1,000,000 children of IVF children was about 17 per cent higher than for non-IVF children.