Couples May Be Paying Too Much For Specialized—And Unnecessary—IVF Procedure

January 22, 2015 6:06 AM

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In vitro fertilization has made parenthood possible for many of people who might not otherwise bear a child; and for those potential parents, the expensive price tag on the procedure is well worth it.

But a new study suggests that a specialized—and more expensive—procedure may not actually be the best for everyone. “Pregnancies resulting from the use of ICSI have been associated with 1.5 to 4 times increased incidences of chromosomal abnormalities, imprinting disorders, autism, intellectual disab...

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