Unclear Association Between Low Birth Weight and IVF

Infertility management and success has blossomed since the late 1970s. Technologic advances have spurned increased success and availability. In recent years, the concern for safety to both the child and mother during the IVF process and pregnancy has come to the forefront. In particular, the acknowledgement that adult disease may be rooted in gestational exposure […]

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Revisiting Elective Single Embryo Transfer (eSET)

The transfer of a solitary embryo gains more support in North America. The idea is not new and was the focus of early IVF. Most often it has been applied to those patients with medical contraindications for multiple pregnancies. Ten years later, eSET (elective single embryo transfer) gains validity as a practice modicum in assisted […]

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What Are the Risks with IVF?

What are the true risks of in vitro fertilization? Often thought as “the great equalizer”, the internet is information-laden. However, not all sources are equitable.  Deciphering amongst myth, opinion and truth, particularly in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ART) can be complicated and equally frustrating. When one is contemplating whether IVF is suitable for […]

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