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Dr. Scott Diede
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Yes.: The vast majority of babies conceived via ivf are born healthy. Low birthweight and premature birth are more prevalent, but these are the direct resul ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: She conceived her octuplets and 6 older children via in vitro fertilization. She started this off when she was 21 yrs old and dr. Michael kamrava assi ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Opsahl
42 years experience Fertility Medicine
Can be avoided: Most high order multiples (triplets or more) come form IUI cycles and not ivf because with ivf we know how many embryos we transfer. The better the iv ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
A lot: May want to check out some nih websites for specific numbers.
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
How MANY IVF BABIES: Up to now more than 5 million babies have been born all over the world, which made many parents who could not conceive naturally very happy.I think th ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
19 years experience Pediatrics
No question...: Susan, I hear your sadness/fear over what I imagine has been very difficult. Please make sure to take care of yourself and find ways to be happy with ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: 'test tube baby' is a much older non-medical term that used to be used when talking about ivf pregnancies. They are the same thing.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Riney
36 years experience Pediatrics
Infor availiable: Slight increase was undoubtably explained to you, check your contract. Birth defects also can occur in non ivf kids as well as learning disabilities. ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Both can do well: The outcome for premi's at 32 wks depends on a blend of baby factors & the staffing at the delivery hospital.Avoid delivery in a smaller facility.Deli ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amy Halanski
17 years experience Pediatrics
Rest, be calm: Congrats on the pregnancy! rest, think calm thoughts, keep your ob/gyn appointments, take your prenatals, and avoid alcohol and smoking. I'm so glad ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Maybe: This kind of postponement is now common. It is, however, against the natural biology of birth and there is a greater risk, although that is not assesa ... Read More

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