IVF gets Nobel Prize after 32 years

Robert Edwards, pioneer of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and brought to the world the first “test tube” baby Louise Brown in 1978 was awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine this year. What was … [Read more...]

Do IVF children have increased risk for cancer?

The long-term effects of in vitro fertilization (IVF) on the mother and on the child have always been a topic of speculation. Louise Joy Brown, the first person born who was conceived via IVF (used to … [Read more...]

The world’s oldest moms

In this first post in Battling Infertility, I’d like to kick off the discussion about parental age and reproduction by giving you a list of some of the oldest mothers in the world, courtesy of … [Read more...]