IVF: The Economic Realities

Patrick Steptoe and Robert Edwards were responsible for the birth of the world’s 1st IVF baby, Louise Brown, in 1978. Since then about 4 million babies have been born worldwide, and the number is growing fast. The introduction of Read more

Selective Banking of Genetically Tested Donor Eggs

As a woman ages beyond 30 years, the quality of her eggs starts to decline progressively and with it also her fertility potential. By age 40 she is about half as likely to conceive and by her mid forties she Read more

Endometriosis and Infertility

Endometriosis is a condition that occurs when the uterine lining (endometrium)  grows not only in the interior of the uterus but in other areas, such as the Fallopian tubes, ovaries and the bowel. Endometriosis is a complex condition where, the … Read more

IVF-Gestational Surrogacy: An Overview

IVF surrogacy involves the transfer of one or more embryos into the uterus of a surrogate, who provides a host womb and carries the baby to term, but does not contribute genetically to the baby. Typically, the intended mother provides Read more