Britain to allow world’s first ‘three-parent’ IVF babies
I love this article in TIME on the technology and what it means for families with rare mitochondrial disorders. This isn’t genetic engineering for designer babies or anything like that. This is science at its best, giving families that carry very serious genetic diseases the chance to have children that are disease and suffering free. Take a chance to read it. You won’t be sorry.
Possible cause of IVF failure in some women identified
One of a fertility doctor's most difficult jobs is trying to find answers for patients when we've done everything we possibly can to help them and yet things still don't work. The emotional, physical and financial costs of going through IVF cycle after IVF cycle with genetic testing to transfer gorgeous euploid (normal chromosomes) embryos to only have failure after failure are great . The loss takes a toll on the human spirit. The diagnosis in cases like this is implantation failure and we often ask patients to consider gestational surrogacy. Looking at a patient's Continue reading