In Vitro Fertilization: Be Prepared to Go All In

For many couples, in vitro fertilization (IVF) is the last resort in conceiving a child. If you’re standing on IVF’s doorstep, you’ve probably got a long list of questions and concerns. For most women it boils down to one thing: Will I be able to have a baby? That’s the one question modern medicine can’t … Read More

Boy or Girl — Can You Choose Your Baby’s Gender?

Several suggested practices – from diet changes to the timing of intercourse – promise to ensure couples will have a baby of a certain gender. But none of them has proven to be successful. In an unassisted pregnancy, the odds of having a baby of either gender remain fairly even at 50 percent. Let’s take a look … Read More

Embryoscope: New Technology Helps Couples Conceive

“We’re seeing things we’ve never seen before,” says Nina Desai, PhD. “This could change everything.” There’s still a hint of wonder and disbelief in her voice. Dr. Desai, Director of the Cleveland Clinic In Vitro Fertilization Lab, is talking about embryoscope. This new technology revolutionizes the in vitro fertilization process, monitoring fertilized embryos’ development moment … Read More

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