Is It IVF or Infertility Itself That's Causing Birth Defects?

Even when they end in the desired outcome of pregnancy, fertility treatments are complicated and carry certain risks. No, we're not talking about the risk of creating your own version of John & Kate Plus 8, though that is a possibility; we're talking about the fact that babies conceived using in vitro fertilization… » 5/07/12 10:50am 5/07/12 10:50am

What If Your Ovaries Could Live Forever?

The world, and especially our mother, never tires of telling us that our biological clocks are ticking. We'd better have those babies sooner rather than later because we're running out of eggs, they say relentlessly. And there's a pretty good reason: Unlike our male counterparts, who produce sperm until they're old… » 2/27/12 6:45pm 2/27/12 6:45pm

Using More Than One Embryo For IVF May Be Unnecessary

We're used to hearing about female stars who have twins after undergoing IVF, but it seems that this phenomenon is destined to become something D-listers snark about on I Love The '10s. According to a new study, reproductive technology has improved to the point that transferring only one embryo during in vitro… » 10/24/11 12:30pm 10/24/11 12:30pm