In vitro fertilisation

Ken and Abigail Ernst with their 2-month-old daughter, Lucy, in their Oldwick, N.J. home. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Fertility doctors aim to lower rate of twin births

BOSTON (AP) — Doctors are reporting an epidemic — of twins. Nearly half of all babies born with advanced fertility help are multiple births, new federal numbers show. In the five years since the “Octomom” […]

12/02/2013

An embryologist works on embryo at the Create Health fertility clinic in south London. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

Test-tube babies: A simpler, cheaper technique?

LONDON (AP) — Since the first test-tube baby was born more than three decades ago, in vitro fertilization has evolved into a highly sophisticated lab procedure. Now, scientists are going back to basics and testing […]

08/22/2013

Senate panel OKs veterans infertility bill

WASHINGTON (AP) – A Senate commitee on Wednesday approved legislation that expands access to infertility treatment for seriously injured veterans. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Patty Murray, authorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs to cover […]

09/12/2012

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