Friday, January 19, 2007

Raids on UK IVF clinics

"Investigators have made unannounced visits to two clinics run by Britain's most successful test-tube baby doctor.

The police-accompanied inspections were carried out by the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority (HFEA) with a court warrant.

The HFEA says this is part of regulatory action and that it has been contacted by a whistleblower.

One of the clinics was secretly filmed by Panorama offering unproven treatment to women, potentially risking health"

Read more... BBC news

Jessica Rowe's IVF baby is born

Australian news presenter Jessica Rowe and journalist husband Peter Overton welcomed their baby daughter this week. Rowe underwent four rounds of IVF before falling pregnant.

Source: Ninemsn