Nowadays, IVF is a fairly standard and routine medical procedure. But the birthday of Louise Brown, the world’s first “test tube baby,” is a reminder what big news the technology was when it first appeared.
A fertility clinic in London is offering a free human egg this week to promote a "baby profiling" service. The lucky winner will get to chose an egg based on the donor's profession, hair color, and race.
2007 marked a baby boomlet, with the most babies born in the United States since 1957. One of the factors behind the baby landslide is the fact that more "professional women who delayed childbearing until their 40s" are having kids, says USA Today, and at least some of those women probably had some help in the…