In Vitro Fertilization Comes to America
How do lesbian couples compare with heterosexual in vitro fertilization and spontaneously pregnant couples when it comes to parenting stress?
AIM To study parenting stress in lesbian parents and to compare that stress with heterosexual parents following in vitro fertilisation (IVF) or spontaneous pregnancies. METHODS This survey took place during 2005-2008 and was part of the Swedish multicentre study on gamete donation. It comprised 131 lesbian parents, 83 heterosexual IVF parents, who used their own gametes, and 118 spontaneous p...متن کامل
In vitro fertilization (IVF) is a process by which an egg is fertilised by sperm outside the body: in vitro . The process involves monitoring and stimulating a woman's ovulatory process, removing an ovum or ova (egg or eggs) from the woman's ovaries and letting sperm fertilise them in a liquid in a laboratory. The fertilised egg (zygote) is cultured for 2–6 days in a growth medium and is then i...متن کامل
In vitro fertilization  (IVF) is an assisted reproductive technology  (ART) initially introduced by Patrick Steptoe  and Robert Edwards  in the 1970s to treat female infertility  caused by damaged or blocked fallopian tubes . This major breakthrough in embryo research has provided large numbers of women the possibility of becoming pregnant, and subsequent advances have dramat...متن کامل
Volume 2 • Issue 3 • 1000108 J Fert In Vitro ISSN: 2165-7491 JFIV, an open access journal Abbreviations: NE: Nuclear Envelope, NPC: Nuclear Pore Complex, NRN: Nuclear Routing Network, Np: Nucleoplasmin, H: histone, tRNA: Transfer Ribonucleic Acid, mRNA: Messenger Ribonucleic Acid, NLS: Nuclear Localization Signal, NES: Nuclear Export Signal, gDNA: Genomic DNA, ISH: In Situ Hybridization, scFv: ...متن کامل
Human in vitro fertilization has become a widely accepted method of treatment for infertile couples. The list of indications for this technique is rapidly growing and includes oligospermia, endometriosis, and unexplained infertility. The techniques of follicular recruitment, ovum maturation, and follicular aspiration, as well as laboratory culture techniques, are described. The various factors ...متن کامل
عنوان ژورنال: Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings