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Will art or IVF (in vitro fertilization) cause any birth defects in the baby?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Not likely.

See recent impactful publcation in the new england journal of medicine [n engl j med.
2012 may 10;366(19):1803-13. Epub 2012 may 5]. The increased risk of birth defects associated with ivf was no longer significant after adjustment for parental factors. The risk of birth defects associated with icsi remained increased after multivariate adjustment.

In brief: Not likely.

See recent impactful publcation in the new england journal of medicine [n engl j med.
2012 may 10;366(19):1803-13. Epub 2012 may 5]. The increased risk of birth defects associated with ivf was no longer significant after adjustment for parental factors. The risk of birth defects associated with icsi remained increased after multivariate adjustment.
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