Infertility & Reproduction Health Center

October 22, 2014 2:17 PM

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TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Black women undergoing in vitro fertilization (IVF) are only about half as likely as white women to become pregnant using the popular assisted reproduction technique, new research indicates, and the racial disparity persists even when donor eggs are used.

In the study, about 31 percent of white patients became pregnant after IVF, compared to about 17 percent of black patients.

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