in-vitro fertilisation

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  • in-vitro fertilisation treatment
    • 1. the eggs are collected from the mother and fertilised by sperm from the father in a laboratory
    • 2. the fertilised eggs develop into embryos
    • 3. at the stage when they are tiny balls of cells, 1 or 2 embryos are inserted into the mothers uterus (womb)
    • potential disadvantages of IVF
      • emotional and physical stress
      • success rates are not high
      • multiple births risk to mother and babies


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