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Monthly Archives: July 2011

Taller women more likely to have twins after double embryo transfer; finding could help develop personalised fertility treatment

Stockholm, Sweden: Taller women are more likely to have dizygotic (non-identical) twin pregnancies after double embryo transfer (DET), researchers from The Netherlands have found. Dr. Marieke Lambers, from VUMC, Gynaecology Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, Amsterdam, told the annual conference of … Continue reading

Published Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 9:45 am
Posted in Fertility

Women with recurrent miscarriage have a good chance of having a pregnancy and live birth

Stockholm, Sweden: Women who suffer from unexplained recurrent miscarriage (RM) need to know how long it might take them to achieve a live birth if they are not to lose hope and give up trying for a baby. There is … Continue reading

Published Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 9:45 am
Posted in Fertility

Large new study helps disentangle the relationship between maternal characteristics, IVF treatment methods and singleton IVF children

Stockholm, Sweden: Further evidence of how maternal characteristics can influence the development of children born after in vitro fertilisation (IVF) was presented to the annual conference of the European Society of Human Fertilisation and Embryology on Monday.   A study of … Continue reading

Published Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 7:45 am
Posted in Fertility

How many embryos to transfer? Swedish researchers develop new method to avoid twins while maintaining high live birth rates

Stockholm, Sweden: Swedish researchers have, for the first time, developed a reliable way of deciding whether one or two embryos should be transferred during fertility treatment; the method simultaneously maintains a high chance of women giving birth to a live … Continue reading

Published Monday, July 4th, 2011 at 7:45 am
Posted in Fertility
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