Children Conceived Via IVF Do Not Develop Slower

May 9, 2019

(Daily Mail) – Children conceived via IVF and other fertility treatments do not develop slower, research suggests. Babies born through assisted-reproduction technology (ART) are more likely to be premature or have a low birth weight, studies have shown. This has left some hopeful parents fearful that opting for IVF will cause their child to be ‘abnormal’, researchers claim. However, a new study has silenced these concerns after demonstrating youngsters born via ART are just as likely to achieve their developmental milestones as those conceived naturally.

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