March 15th 2023
A model to estimate the optimal number of oocytes to try to fertilize during assisted reproductive technology (ART) treatment predicted that 43.4% of oocyte retrievals were day 3 transfers; hence, exposing all oocytes to sperm is recommended.
January 10th 2023
January 4th 2023
Out-of-pocket infertility costs vary widelyJanuary 1st 2014
Out-of-pocket costs for couples being treated for infertility range from a low of $912 for medication only to $19,234 for in vitro fertilization (IVF), according to researchers who say their data will help couples plan for the expenses they may incur. The current study is published online in the Journal of Urology ahead of the February 2014 print issue.
Multiple births 20 times more expensive than singletonsNovember 27th 2013
A retrospective analysis of more than 400,000 U.S. births over nearly 6 years shows that delivery of triplets or more costs 20 times as much as a singleton. Published in The American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the report may be the first to look at medical expenses for both maternal and infant care associated with IVF-assisted pregnancy.