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IVF ‘Add-On’ Procedures Offer False Hope

New research suggests that costly extra services lack evidence that they work

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WWhen Pamela Mahoney Tsigdinos and her husband were trying to conceive with in vitro fertilization (IVF), they were presented with many “add-on” procedures that they were told would increase their chances of a successful pregnancy. “We were relying on the physicians…

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Kelly Glass

Kelly Glass

Writer and editor whose interests focus on the intersections of parenting, health, and race. Find me at contentbykelly.com and on Twitter @kellygwriter.