Is IVF Safe for My Baby?

Frequently patients ask me about the risks associated with IVF and associated techniques including Intra-cytoplasmic Sperm Injection (ICSI), Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGS), assisted hatching.  A recent article was presented in our society journal, Fertility and Sterility, that reviewed the safety findings associated with these processes.  The studies compared children born using Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ART) with those conceived through spontaneous conception.  Here is what they found:











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Dr. Danielle Lane Danielle E Lane, MD, Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Specialist

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