Meet the World’s First Baby Born With an Assist from Stem Cells

May 7, 2015 by Alice Park (TIME) - This newborn is the first baby in the world born using a breakthrough IVF treatment... Because the procedure is so new, some reproductive science experts are skeptical. What’s lacking, they say, is convincing evidence comparing pregnancy rates of women undergoing Augment to those with similar infertility problems who didn’t use the technique. So far, no formal clinical trials have been conducted; the only data on the procedure comes from recent presentations by Dr. Robert Casper of University of Toronto and Dr. Kutluk Oktay from Gen-ART IVF in Ankara, Turkey, both of whom are advisors to OvaScience.

Read more at http://time.com/3849127/baby-stem-cells-augment-ivf/

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