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Higher risk of birth problems after assisted conception

Higher risk of birth problems after assisted conception

Media issued by the University of Adelaide 

In the most comprehensive study of its kind, jointly funded by the ARC and the NHMRC, researchers at the University of Adelaide have shown that the risk of serious complications such as stillbirth, preterm birth, low birth weight and neonatal death is around twice as high for babies conceived by assisted reproductive therapies compared with naturally conceived babies.

 

Image Credit: Dominika Roseclay Pexels

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