IVF delays due to Coronavirus concerns

COVID-19 lockdowns and the consequent restrictions on our life are difficult for everyone, but they are extremely exasperating for people who are facing IVF delays due to Coronavirus concerns. Anyone who understands infertility, would know that time is precious in IVF treatments and any delay can significantly lower your chances of conceiving. Fertility clinics have shut their doors amid world-wide lockdowns, and patients seeking IVF have been left in limbo.… Read More

Amy Schumer’s IVF : 35 eggs but one good embryo

Amy Schumer at her IVF clinic

Amy Schumer’s IVF cycle resulted in one viable embryo even though 35 eggs were retrieved after simulation, she revealed via an Instagram post on Saturday. The comedienne is upbeat and feels lucky to have one good embryo but also realizes the steep drop from the number of eggs. She is right though—you need only one good quality embryo for a successful pregnancy but having more embryos means you will have… Read More

Kim Kardashian’s doctors refused to do IVF again

Kim Kardashian’s doctors refused to do IVF again for the reality TV star, as they thought it would be malpractice. Kardashian has again opened up about her struggles with fertility and pregnancy, talking about the almost-life-threatening situation she was in. Sharing a candid video for her Shapewear brand, SKIMS, the 39-year-old spoke about the difficulties she faced during her pregnancy—it involved extreme sickness, an emergency labor, and a pre-mature delivery.… Read More

Malaysians can now fund IVF with EPF Withdrawals

The government of Malaysia is making it easier for you to complete your family by allowing you to use Employees Provident Fund (EPF) for IVF. The cost of IVF keeps many people from trying for fertility treatments, but a little relief is on way as you can now fund IVF with EPF withdrawals. Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng made this announcement while presenting his Budget 2020 speech at the… Read More

Husband comes on TV to talk about Kenya Moore’s IVF

A special guest recently stopped by The Tamron Hall Show to talk about Kenya Moore’s IVF. Her husband, Marc Daly, made a rare television appearance to talk about his perspective on going through infertility. The couple was accompanied by their daughter, Brooklyn Daly.   The Real Housewives of Atlanta star had learnt all about the difficulties of the procedure and prepared herself for what she might have to endure before… Read More

Greg Jenner’s infertility struggle & the arrival of his ‘miracle baby’

British Historian Greg Jenner’s infertility struggle was something he describes as “five years of pain” but it has all ended with the arrival of his ‘miracle’ baby daughter, who was born on August 22, 2019 with the help of IVF. The public historian, who has acts as an advisor on CBBC’s Horrible Histories, shared the story of his and his wife’s fertility struggles on Twitter, so people suffering in private… Read More

Dylan Dreyer – secondary infertility to pregnancy

Dylan Dreyer overcame secondary infertility and recently revealed that she is expecting another baby. The meteorologist and host of Today show, announced that she is pregnant with her second baby, after facing conception problems for a while. She had consulted her fertility doctor and was on the brink of starting IVF just when she learned that she doesn’t need it. Earlier this month, Dreyer announced joyous news on the show… Read More

Canadian Fertility Doctor used his own sperm to impregnate patients; loses license

A Canadian fertility doctor used his own sperm to impregnate patients when they came to him for IUI and IVF treatment. Many of the patients now have grown up children, who are biologically related to the doctor. While medical regulators have revoked his license, the patients are finding it hard to come to terms with the fact that their children carry the genes of an unethical doctor. 80-year-old Norman Dr. Barwin,… Read More

Faulty genes passed in IVF will alter human evolution: Doctor

Invitro fertilization (IVF) has only been around for 40 years, and many people are concerned about the long-term effects of artificial reproductive technology (ART). A Norwegian doctor has now expressed concern that the faulty genes passed in IVF from infertile parents to their offspring, are a threat to human evolution. IVF is allowing couples, who are not able to conceive naturally, to have babies and the defective genes are being… Read More

Changing trends in fertility treatments

The first baby was conceived through IVF almost 40 years ago. Since then, there has been a stark increase in the number of babies born through artificial reproductive technology (ART) and a lot of improvement in the techniques and success rates. Here’s taking a look at the changing trends in fertility treatments: According to a detailed report by the HEFA (Human Fertilization and Embryology Authority), the number of single women… Read More