Twins Now On the Way for Couple Involved in Embryo Mix-Up

After a clerical mix-up in a fertility clinic in 2009, Carolyn and Sean Savage were informed they were carrying another couple's child. The wrong embryo had been implanted, "Today" reports, but the Sylvania Township, Ohio, couple opted to cont...After a clerical mix-up in a fertility clinic in 2009, Carolyn and Sean Savage were informed they were carrying another couple's child.

Stringent Policy Puts Sperm in Short Supply in Melbourne, Australia

A medical worker works on a dish ready for intracytoplasmic sperm injection. Credit: Georges Gobet, AFP/Getty Images If you're living in Melbourne, Australia and want to conceive using a sperm bank, you may want to get in line. Th...Just 184 registered sperm donors are left in the state of Victoria.

Want to Make a Baby? Check Out the Latest App

A new IVF app may help predict the potential for pregnancy. Credit: Getty Before heading down the sometimes emotionally traumatic, often dignity-gobbling and not to mention way expensive road to conception through in vitro fertilizat...Want help predicting IVF success? There's an app for that.

More Not Always Better With In Vitro Fertilization

Dr. Robert Edwards works with his team in the early days of research into in vitro fertilization on March 1, 1969, in Cambridge, England. Edwards was announced as the winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in medicine. Credit: Central Press/Getty Images
Undergoing a third cycle boosted success rates very little and leveled off with subsequent attempts.

Heavy Women's Miscarriage Risk Higher After IVF

Study shows overweight women are at higher risk Credit: Getty Images
LONDON (AP) - Overweight women have a much higher risk of a miscarriage after having in-vitro fertilization compared with slim women, new research says. British doctors tra...

Quebec Government Will Fund IVF Treatments

For people struggling with infertility issues, the stress and emotional upheaval can be overwhelming. When you add to that the financial burden of fertility treatments, which can run to tens of thousands of dollars, the dream of a family might seem o...

'Congratulations! You Just Won a Baby!'

They're not exactly handing out babies at a conference in Minnesota this weekend, but thousands of dollars worth of in vitro fertilization services comes close. Credit: Hammer51012, Flickr
"And this is our son Hubert. We won him in a raffle." ...

Many Frozen Embryos Go Unused, Study Says

A researcher handles frozen embryonic stem cells in a laboratory at the Univestiry of Sao Paulo's human genome research center, in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Credit: Mauricio Lima, AFP / Getty Images Many women who successfully have a baby using dona...

British Woman, 59, Pursues Infertility Treatments

Susan Tollefson gave birth at 57. Credit: Jenny Goodall, Solo / ZUMA Press
A 59-year-old London woman and the mother of a 2-year-old may just be the oldest UK citizen to ever be offered in-virto fertilization. Government guidelines in ...

Surrogate: An Answer to Infertility Problems

Surrogacy is a common solution to infertility Credit: Getty Images
A surrogate is a woman who agrees to become pregnant and deliver a child for another individual or couple. There are two different types of surrogacy: Traditional Surrogacy: ...

Pollution Could Increase Risk of Miscarriage, New Study Shows

There could be a link between high levels of pollution and miscarriage, according to new research. Experts found that levels of pollution just above the "safe" amount could increase the risk of miscarriage. The study was carried out by the University...

IVF Embryo Mix-Up Devastates Families

It sounds like a plot right out of a soap opera -- in fact it was a story line on ABC's "Private Practice" last season. Only to two UK families, this story is anything but fiction. When parents Debra and Paul decided to have another baby -- th...

Fertility Treatment Myths Debunked

Nadya Suleman, infamous mom of octuplets, doesn't make motherhood look easy. But IVF? For her, that's a walk in the park. After all, every one of her 14 kids was born through in-vitro fertilization with donor sperm. At her age, which is 33, women hav...

New York Moms Go Nuts for Twins

No doubt about it, having twins is a blessing -- but it can also mean a complicated pregnancy, double the bills, and more sleepless nights than you bargained for. However, these days in New York City, having twins also means something else: Elevated ...

Lance Armstrong to Be a Daddy

Seven-time Tour De France winner Lance Armstrong is set to be a father again, for the fourth time. Cyclist Lance and girlfriend Anna Hansen are preparing for a new bundle of joy in June of 2009. Lance has three other children with ex-wife Kristin ...


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