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

Older mothers have healthier babies if they conceive using IVF

Older mothers have healthier babies if they conceive using IVF
Babies born to older mothers are more likely to be healthy if they have been conceived through IVF rather than naturally, a major new study has found.

Babies born to older mothers are more likely to be healthy if they have been conceived through IVF rather than naturally, a major new study has found.

A survey of more than 300,000 live births revealed that women aged 40 or over were more than twice as likely to have a child with birth defects than those of the same age who had undergone a widely used method of assisted reproduction.

Source: The Telegraph

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