Human Reproduction

A Baby Conceived In 1992 Was Born Just Last Month

A Baby Conceived In 1992 Was Born Just Last Month

Wrap your head around this one: On November 25, 2017 a healthy baby girl was born to a 26-year-old mother in Tennessee – but the embryo that would later result in the baby was conceived and cryogenically frozen in 1992. It’s now considered the oldest known frozen embryo to result…

Males Born Through Popular Reproductive Technique Have Low Sperm Counts

Males Born Through Popular Reproductive Technique Have Low Sperm Counts

A popular fertility treatment introduced in the early 1990s has been linked to low sperm counts in men born from the procedure. Scientists aren’t entirely sure why this is happening, but it’s entirely possible that fathers are passing their fertility issues down to the next generation.