single embryo transfer

Reduce Infant Health Risks: Reduce Multiple Embryo IVF Transfers

Earlier this week the National Perinatal Association (NPA), which represents the U.S. Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) professionals and parents issued a new position statement recommending that IVF clinics only engage in single embryo transfers. In their statement, the NPA recognized that: Risks linked to ART [assisted reproductive technologies] multiple births resulting from more than […]

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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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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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