Saturday, October 14, 2006

IVF At 50 Or More?

In the U.K., according to the Chairman of the Governments fertility authority, advanced age is not a sufficient reason to rule patients out for fertility treatment.  This decision raises all sorts of controversial opinion, as women attempt to get pregnant through IVF at an increasingly advanced age.  More...

Infertile patients of any age should be seen as individuals whose reproductive choices deserve respect, and doctors should not refuse treatment purely because they have passed the menopause, according to Lord Harries of Pentregarth, the former Bishop of Oxford and now the interim chairman of the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA).

Fertility Panel bishop blesses IVF for over-50s - Britain - Times Online

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