By Anthony Rivas | May 16, 2013 10:05 PM EDT
Scientists have found a new, less invasive technique that could significantly raise the rate of successful births in trying couples.
By Christine Hsu | Nov 19, 2012 05:29 PM EST
A 45-year-old woman from Argentina has given birth to a set of twins from the eggs she had frozen 12 years ago.
By Amber Moore | Oct 22, 2012 09:44 AM EDT
Children born through in-vitro fertilization are at higher risk of having congenital defects, especially those related to eyes, heart and reproductive organs
By Christine Hsu | Sep 25, 2012 06:07 PM EDT
Denmark is tightening rules on sperm donation after a man, known only as "donor 7042" has passed a potentially severe genetic disorder to at least five of the children he fathered after a screening test at a fertility clinic failed to detect the mutation.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 21, 2012 02:09 PM EDT
Scientists have discovered that adding a missing protein to infertile sperm could help "kick-start" its ability to fertilize an egg and significantly increase the chances of a successful pregnancy.
By Amber Moore | Sep 17, 2012 09:39 AM EDT
Can a child have three biological parents? Britain has now launched a public consultation to find an answer to the ethical question about a child having three biological parents.
By Christine Hsu | Sep 04, 2012 12:20 PM EDT
Babies grown from frozen embryos are less likely to be born preterm or underweight and have a lower risk of premature death than babies developed from embryos implanted fresh, scientists claim.
By Nikki Tucker | Aug 22, 2012 02:34 PM EDT
Though health experts have largely focused their research on the effects of obesity and pregnancy on women, new studies reveal obesity can also negatively impact men's sperm resulting in poor pregnancy success.