George M Grunert MD, Reproductive Endocrinologist, HFS IVF Program Director

Mother's Ethnicity Can Significantly Influence Fertility Treatment Outcomes

Mother's Ethnicity Can Significantly Influence Fertility Treatment Outcomes
Maternal ethnicity is a significant determinant of successful outcomes after fertility treatment, suggests a new study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

Maternal ethnicity is a significant determinant of successful outcomes after fertility treatment, suggests a new study published in BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

The data, gathered between 2006 and 2011, were then analysed for live birth outcomes (defined as a viable infant born after 24 weeks of gestation) and showed that when compared to White European women, the live birth rates of ethnic women were significantly lower, 43.8% vs 35%.

Source: Medical News Today

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