Cheaper IVF Treatments!

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Cheaper IVF Treatments!
Thu, 08-22-2013 - 3:44pm

Since the first test-tube baby was born more than three decades ago, in vitro fertilization has evolved into a highly sophisticated lab procedure. Now, scientists are going back to basics and testing a simpler and cheaper method.

In the West, many would-be parents spend thousands of dollars for IVF, which involves pricey incubators and extensive screening. But European and American scientists say a simplified version of the entire procedure aimed at developing countries could be done for about 200 euros ($265) with generic fertility drugs and basic lab equipment that would fit inside a shoebox.

Cheap IVF Treatment: Scientists Testing Method That Would Cost Less Than $300- http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/08/22/cheap-ivf-treatment_n_3795246.html?utm_hp_ref=parents&ir=Parents

Wow!  Wouldn't that be something?  Would such a lower cost have changed your journey to motherhood at all?

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