IVF kids as mentally healthy as others
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) Parents who conceive through in vitro fertilization (IVF) can rest easy their children will be just as moody as other teenagers conceived canada goose uk black friday old fashioned way but buy canada goose jacket cheap no more so or less so. That the conclusion of new research from the Netherlands.
is a most important study, very well designed, and very reassuring, Dr. Sergio Oehninger, medical director canada goose black friday sale at the Eastern Virginia Medical School Jones Institute of Reproductive Medicine, told canada goose coats on sale Reuters Health. IVF baby was produced at the Norfolk clinic Canada Goose Coats On Sale in 1981. Oehninger was not involved in the Dutch study.
In vitro fertilization, the most canadian goose jacket technologically advanced of assisted reproductive technologies, involves removing an egg cell from a woman body, fertilizing it in the lab, and placing it in the woman womb. It can cost up to $15,000 per of medications and procedures, with successful pregnancies often requiring Canada Goose Parka several cycles.
Even though the majority of babies conceived uk canada goose outlet through Canada Goose sale assisted reproductive technologies are born healthy, current evidence suggests there is a small elevated risk of birth defects. In addition, women who cheap canada goose uk undergo such procedures are more likely to cheap Canada Goose deliver low birthweight canada goose uk shop babies than those who conceive naturally.
The Dutch researchers canada goose canada goose black friday store wanted to look at canada goose factory sale the mind instead of the bodies of IVF children and Canada Goose online to know if the procedure had any effect on emotional health, buy canada goose jacket especially during the tumultuous adolescent years.
Unlike previous studies which have canadagooseparks had conflicting findings, Karin Wagenaar and colleagues canada goose coats at VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam went straight to teenagers themselves instead of talking Canada Goose Online to their parents and teachers.
Teenagers in the study, between the ages of 11 and 18, answered questions about emotional, and social problems they had faced in the previous six months. The answers of 86 teens conceived through artificial means were compared to those of 97 youth.
Those controls were conceived naturally, but after their parents reported fertility problems, so the researchers could limit the impact of uk canada goose either the genetic or emotional influences of infertility.
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The Dutch researchers found virtually no difference between scores Canada Goose Outlet of the IVF and canada goose control kids or in the percentage of kids from either group falling outside the range.
Earlier this year, Oehninger and colleagues published a survey canada goose clearance sale of 173 young adults Canada Goose Jackets conceived canada goose clearance in the first wave of canada goose uk outlet IVF treatments at the Eastern Virginia Medical School Jones Institute of Reproductive Medicine. (See Reuters Health report, March 6, 2010.) That study in Fertility and Sterility suggested higher rates of depression and binge drinking among the girls and attention deficit disorder/attention deficit hyperactivity disorders (ADD/ADHD) among the boys than would be expected in the general population.
Despite that, people who come to IVF don have concerns. The literature has clearly shown very little if any problems, Oehninger said.