What's really wrong with IVF

Researchers discuss the adverse consequences of the treatment.
IVF

Assisted reproductive technologies are linked to an 80% increased risk of spontaneous preterm birth compared with natural conception, a meta-analysis found.

The study of more than 60,000 births suggests the use of in-vitro fertilisation and intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection significantly increases the risk of a baby being born before 37 weeks.