More Babies, Fewer Multiple Births, Are Resulting from Assisted Reproduction

April 12, 2016

(Los Angeles Times) – 2014 saw the birth of more babies than ever who got their start in the petri dish of a fertility clinic in the United States. In its yearly review, the Society for Assisted Reproductive Technology reported a total of 65,175 live births resulting from a variety of procedures — up from 63,286 in 2013. Amidst growing concern about the numbers of twins and triplets born to women who undergo infertility treatments, the assisted reproduction industry also┬ádetailed its progress in driving down the rate of multiple births, and for the first time reported pre-term births among its patients.

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