LONDON (Reuters) - Belgian doctors have developed a low-cost version of test-tube baby technology for use in developing countries, where sophisticated Western systems are unaffordable for most couples. Full story
LONDON (Reuters) - The first test-tube baby to come from an embryo screened for genetic defects using a new, low-cost technique that could improve in-vitro fertilization success rates was born last month and is a healthy boy. Full story
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Fertility centers are mandated to report the number of in vitro fertilization (IVF) cycles they perform, but a new study suggests those data may give some practices misleadingly high success rates. Full story
LONDON (Reuters) - Couples who have certain types of fertility treatment have a higher chance of having a child with autism or learning difficulties - although the overall risk is still extremely small, scientists said on Tuesday. Full story
Actress Elisabeth Rohm talks about her difficult road to motherhood, including struggling with infertility and eventually undergoing IVF to have her daughter, as outlined in her new book, “Baby Steps.”
EmbryoScope, an incubator that takes high-resolution pictures of an embryo’s development, is allowing doctors to better see which embryos have the best chance at becoming healthy babies. NBC’s Dr. Nancy Snyderman reports.
After being abducted, raped, and left to die at 8 years old, Jennifer Schuett was told she would likely never be able to have children. But thanks to a gift of IVF treatments, she and her fiancé are expecting their first child next month. NBC’s Jeff Rossen reports.
The cost of fertility treatments can be steep, more than $12,000 per IVF cycle, and often aren’t covered by insurance, but a whole new loan industry is popping up to help couples start families. NBC News chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman reports.
A new technology which tests embryos before implanting significantly improves the chances of successful IVF pregnancies. KNBC's Dr. Bruce Hensel reports.
A doctor injects sperm directly into an egg during in-vitro fertilization at a clinic in Warsaw October 26, 2010. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel
Holly Finn, 42, who wrote an e-book called "The Baby Chase", about her failed attempts via IVF to get pregnant, at her home in Hillsborough, CA, Friday, August 12, 2011.