Although most women will not need IVF, such studies are useful.
As of this summer, she was reported to be dying as a result of complications from her IVF pregnancy.
That would have radically curtailed the practice of IVF in Mississippi, making it both less effective and more dangerous.
In Israel, IVF is free for the first two children, and there are ten times more IVF procedures performed there than in the U.S.
She sold her house to raise the $59,000 needed to pay for IVF, and flew to L.A.
Unlike kidney recipients, of course, we products of IVF did not consent to the anonymous transaction.
One year later, at age 41, they reconciled, and the couple came back to Jain's clinic for IVF after she had had a miscarriage.
Part of the problem is that we live in a culture of IVF denial.
The segment featured Dr. Nayna Patel, the director of the Akanksha Infertility and IVF Clinic in Anand, India.
“A basic problem in IVF is that we cannot look at an egg and determine that egg will get you pregnant,” he says.