Parental infertility and cerebral palsy in children.

  title={Parental infertility and cerebral palsy in children.},
  author={Jin Liang Zhu and Dorte Hvidtj\orn and Olga Basso and Carsten Obel and Poul Thorsen and Peter W Uldall and J\orn Olsen},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={25 12},
BACKGROUND Children born after in vitro fertilization (IVF) or intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI) have been reported to have a higher risk of cerebral palsy (CP), perhaps due to the higher frequency of preterm birth, multiple births or vanishing embryo in the pregnancies. However, it has been suggested that the underlying infertility may be part of the pathway. In this study, we examined whether untreated subfecundity (measured by time to pregnancy) or infertility treatment was associated… CONTINUE READING