Information on fertility, in vitro fertilization and freezing embryos

Tuesday, July 6, 2010; HE04

Here are some sources of information that I found useful on fertility, in vitro fertilization and freezing embryos.

Fertility clinics

-- New Hope Fertility Clinic,

-- Sher Institute for Reproductive Medicine,

-- Pacific Fertility Center,

-- Advanced Fertility Center of Chicago,

-- Genetics & IVF Institute,

-- Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology,

-- Infertility Center of St. Louis,


"Everything Conceivable," by Liza Mundy, 2007.

"100 Questions & Answers About Infertility," by John D. Gordon and Michael DiMattina, 2007.

Studies and reports

-- Risks for IVF babies: Cincinnati Institute for Reproductive Health, and "Children Conceived Through Assisted Reproduction Show Few Medical Differences, Researchers Say,"

-- Cumulative live-birth rates after in vitro fertilization:

-- The relationship between age and IVF treatments: "Age-specific success rate for women . . .", and "Age of the uterus . . ."

-- History of vitrification:

-- Blastocyst vitrification:

-- Freezing embryos: "Children born after cryopreservation of embryos or oocytes . . ." Human Reproduction, 2009; DOI: 10 1093/humrep/dep125

-- Gillian E. St. Lawrence

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