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Study: “No justification” for transferring three or more embryos in IVF

The Los Angeles Times “Booster Shots” blog reports, “A recent study  … concluded that doctors can consider transferring two embryos in some women but that there is no justification for transferring three or more embryos in any patient.”

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Why is there such a dramatic increase in twin birth rates?

USA Today reports that according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, “the number of twin births in the USA more than doubled from 1980 to 2009.”

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The mother of octuplets versus her doctor. Who should choose? Whom should society support?

A recent editorial here in Colorado Springs reported: An unemployed, divorced woman with six children – living with her bankrupt parents in their teensy weensy home – gave birth to eight babies after having fertilized eggs implanted in her uterus. … Continue reading

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World’s Oldest Mom – A 72-Year-Old Indian Woman Gives Birth to Twins

ABC News is reporting that a 72-year-old woman has given birth to twins, making her the world’s oldest mother. The children, a boy and a girl, were the result of IVF and were delivered by Caesarean section last week. My … Continue reading

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‘One egg’ IVF strategy launched

According to the BBC, fertility experts in Great Britain have called for a dramatic cut in the number of twins born after IVF treatment. IVF clinics in the UK will be expected to reduce the number of multiple births from … Continue reading

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Health Care Providers Told Their Faith is Irrelevant

According to a report on CitizenLinke.org, the Supreme Court in California recently heard a case that pitted homosexual rights against religious freedom. At the center of the case was a lesbian who sued two doctors who declined to provide in vitro … Continue reading

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