Children conceived through IVF do not develop differently, study finds
Research led by the University of Bristol found those born from in vitro fertilisation (IVF) tend to start life shorter, thinner and lighter than their natural counterparts. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 26, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IVF treatment: Expert on all you need to know about in vitro fertilisation
IN VITRO fertilisation is only available on the NHS if certain criteria is fulfilled, which expert Cynthia Hudson spoke to Express.co.uk all about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IVF postcode lottery as Covid causes huge delays to NHS-funded cycles
NHS-funded in vitro fertilisation (IVF) fell by 35 per cent across the UK in 2020 and is yet to return to pre-pandemic levels, a Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority (HFEA) report shows. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

'Snake oil' genetic tests to produce designer babies do not work, experts claim
Some private clinics in the US currently offer polygenic risk score tests to screen for diseases to parents using in vitro fertilisation (IVF) treatment for prices of more than £1,040 ($1,400). (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 25, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ghana: Explore IVF As Means to Get Pregnant - Obstetrician Gynaecologist
[Ghanaian Times] Women who can afford In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) have been encouraged by a specialist, Obstetrician Gynaecologist, Dr Dixie Constantini of the Women's Health Obstetrics and Gynecology, to explore it as a means to get pregnant. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - January 25, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Yaounde Reproductive Hospital - Exceptional Christmas Feast With Chantal Biya
[Cameroon Tribune] The First Lady spent time with mothers and babies born via In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) yesterday December 22, 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 23, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: CHRACERH - First Lady's Special Gifts to Babies
[Cameroon Tribune] The three babies were conceived via In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and delivered last week at the reproductive hospital in Yaounde. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 23, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

People able to freeze embryos, sperm and eggs for up to 55 years
Ministers said the change from a 10-year limit was needed because of the trend towards later parenthoodPeople who want to start a family will be able to freeze their eggs, sperm and embryos for up to 55 years in an overhaul of fertility rules intended to help prospective parents.Theexisting 10-year limit on the length of time those planning to use in-vitro fertilisation can store the genetic materials needed is being scrapped, the government said on Monday.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 6, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Health policy editor Tags: Embryos Fertility problems Health Society Biology Science Source Type: news

Nigeria: NGO Rolls Out 2nd Cycle of IVF Grants to 40 Couples
[Daily Trust] A Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation (IIF), has rolled out the second cycle of Project 40at40 which will gift 40 couples In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) grants in accordance with the wishes of its late founder. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 19, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nigeria: Kaduna Teaching Hospital to Set Up in-Vitro Fertilisation Unit
[Vanguard] The Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital Kaduna, has concluded plans to set up In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) unit through a Public Private Partnership arrangement. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - March 3, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Nigeria: Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation Awards 40 Couples IVF Grants
[This Day] Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation (IIF), through its Project 40at40 in accordance with the wishes of the late founder, Mrs. Ibidunni Ighodalo, has awarded 40 couples In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) grants. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - November 12, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Special Collection: In vitro fertilisation – effectiveness of add-ons
Special Collection: In vitro fertilisation - effectiveness of add-ons  Infertility affects as many as 1 in 7 couples. Many of these people turn to fertility treatments for help. In vitro fertilisation (IVF) is generally considered the most advanced treatment option, and is recommended in many cases, regardless of the cause of subfertility.Currently there are many adjunctive treatments offered in addition to standard IVF, in the hope that pregnancy outcomes will improve. These have been called IVF ‘add-ons’. The term has gained popularity and is applied to collectively group any extra (non-essential) procedures, techni...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - October 16, 2020 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

Nigeria: Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation Rolls Out CSR Initiative for Couples
[This Day] The Founding Pastor of Trinity House Church, Pastor Ituah Ighodalo has stated that the Ibidunni Ighodalo Foundation (IFF) will require a maximum of N150 million to fulfill his late wife, Mrs. Ibidunni Ighodalo, last wish of helping 40 couples that could not have their own babies to have access to In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) medication. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - July 20, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: Yaounde Reproductive Hospital - Motherhood Celebrated in Grandiose Christmas Feast
[Cameroon Tribune] The First Lady, Mrs Chantal Biya, spent her weekend with mothers and babies born via In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) exchanging Christmas gifts. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - December 24, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Cameroon: In-Vitro Fertilisation Success Rate Continues
[Cameroon Tribune] The hospital has delivered its 160th baby amidst the retrieval of some 50 Ooctytes from three women and 10 embryo transfer for future IVF babies. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 18, 2019 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news