Insurance coverage for egg freezing and other infertility treatments is not yet common.
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December 16, 2014 Although egg freezing is the perk of the moment at some high-profile companies, the benefit isn't often available, even for women with serious illnesses that could affect their fertility.
Dr. Mats Brannstrom and his team perform a womb transplant operation in April. Brannstrom says they delivered a healthy baby boy to a uterine transplant recipient last month, a first in medical science.
October 4, 2014 The new mother, 36, had been born without a uterus, so another woman, 61, donated her womb several years after she had gone through menopause.
Getting to this point can be very expensive if in vitro fertilization is involved.
September 2, 2014 Although some insurance plans are expanding coverage for infertility treatments, most coverage remains skimpy. Shared-risk programs can help couples gain some measure of control.
Nurses tend newborns at Sloane Hospital for Women in New York City.
December 4, 2013 For years doctors have been telling women that it's risky to implant multiple embryos when they do in vitro fertilization. They've listened, and the number of multiples from IVF has dropped. But the number of births of triplets or more has barely budged because of women's use of fertility drugs.
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