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Single Embryo Transfer Best – DUH!

A piece just out in the LATimes (although the concept is not new) addresses the practice of only transferring a single embryo into the mother’s womb when carrying out IVF. The author writes, “data published in today’s edition of the New England Journal of Medicine show that what they’re really doing is increasing their odds […]

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Single Embryo Transfer Works Better – New Study Says

Here’s a report on another couple of new studies which seem to just confirm the obvious stating this: “Implanting single embryos into the wombs of women seeking to boost fertility is more effective and less costly than placing two embryos at a time, a pair of studies released Wednesday found.” With the recent news of […]

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Wanted: Someone to Play God

Nancy Gibbs over at Time Magazine has a good piece out on IVF. She says a lot of the things I’ve been saying and writing about for years. Like: Gibbs – “It’s a good thing that most doctors are principled professionals, since there is nothing to stop them from implanting 10 embryos in a woman […]

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One Baby At a Time

One of the many ways which today’s reproductive technologies are reckless, endangering mothers and babies, is implanting multiple embryos at a time. Of course, this methodology is purely pragmatic – put in as many as is “safe” and hope that some of the embryos “take” and if too many of them take, then selectively reduce […]

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Elective Single Embryo Transfer

eSET – That’s the new term for the latest recommendation to only transfer ONE embryo at a time into a woman’s uterus. Why is eSET the lastest craze? First, because women were not designed to have ‘litter’ births. And second, one baby at a time is better for the baby. DUH! I am no fan […]

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