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French to protest pro-IVF law for single women, lesbians

Under the proposed law, France's healthcare system would cover the cost of the procedure for all women under 43.

French MPs approve IVF for lesbians, single women

Move sets stage for street protests next month.

Gempar… Wanita 74 tahun lahirkan anak kembar

Seorang wanita berusia 74 tahun di India berjaya melahirkan sepasang kembar selepas 54 tahun berkahwin tidak mempunyai zuriat.

Dutch doctor ‘fathered 49 children’ in IVF scandal

Jan Karbaat fathered 49 children after women visited his Rotterdam clinic where he used his own sperm instead of a donor to inseminate them.

Chinese parents-to-be seek more fertile ground abroad

Most IVF procedures are restricted in China to couples who are infertile, and surging demand at overwhelmed reproductive clinics since the policy was relaxed two years ago would have meant months of waiting.

Air pollution linked to fertility treatment failure

High ambient air pollution has been suggested to affect processes of conception assisted by IVF.

Mediterranean diet may boost IVF chances, study says

Consuming a Mediterranean diet has been shown to increase the chances pregnancy through IVF by over 60%.

Women selling ovum for RM3,000-RM8,000, says report

Though it is illegal to sell their eggs for the good of couples who cannot conceive, some women are doing just that, despite long-term risks.

IVF calculator may help predict chances of having a baby

Women can get an estimate of their chances before that first cycle of IVF and it can be adjusted based on what doctors discover after that cycle is completed.

New IVF method limits transfer of bad DNA to babies

The new study, using over 500 eggs from 64 donor women, showed that small tweaks to the existing procedure can reduce the risk of mutant mitochondrial DNA transferral.