In vitro fertilization (IVF) has been helping infertile couples get pregnant since 1977. But IVF's cousin, in vitro maturation (IVM), has always been second choice, and perhaps for good reason. Historically, the success rate of IVM has been significantly lower than IVF.
Enhanced IVM: An Alternative To IVF
Experts say this new method of IVM is equally as successful as IVF, and less invasive for the mother. UNSW Australia Associate Professor Robert Gilchrist led an international research team to discover this enhanced method.
Meet The First Baby Born Via IVF
Louise Brown, the first "test tube baby," was born on July 25, 1978.
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