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In IVF, Frozen Embryos May Lead to More Live Births Than Fresh Embryos

August 12, 2016

(Los Angeles Times) – Most women who do IVF are impregnated with a fresh embryo. However, a new study suggests that using a previously frozen and then thawed embryo may have a better success rate. In a randomized trial of 1,508 women undergoing IVF for the first time, the researchers found that 49.3% of those who used frozen embryos gave birth to a baby, compared with 42% of those who used fresh embryos.

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