You may have heard that after IVF you are more likely to have a boy. There is some truth to that. During an IVF cycle, the embryos are cultured for a few days in the laboratory before they are transferred back into the woman’s uterus. The day of transfer is not set in stone, and you can put the embryos back any time between the 2nd and 5th day without comprising pregnancy rates.
From Womb Transplant to Ovarian Tissue and Embryo Freezing
Fertility doctors don’t give standing ovations very often. But when a team of Swedish doctors announced at a recent conference the first-ever birth of a baby to a woman who had a womb transplant, it nearly blew the doors off the room.
“I haven’t seen this kind of reaction to a report in all the years that I’ve been in this field,” says Karine Chung,