Postnatal growth and health in children born after cryopreservation as embryos.

  title={Postnatal growth and health in children born after cryopreservation as embryos.},
  author={Ulla-Britt Wennerholm and Kerstin Albertsson-Wikland and Christina Bergh and Lars Hamberger and Aimon Niklasson and Lars Nilsson and Klara Thiringer and Margareta M Wennergren and Matts Wikland and Magnus P Borres},
  volume={351 9109},
BACKGROUND There is uncertainty about the health of children born from in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) with cryopreserved embryos. We investigated the postnatal growth and health (up to 18 months) of these children compared with those born after standard IVF with fresh embryos and those from spontaneous pregnancies. METHODS 255 children from cryopreserved embryos were matched by maternal age, parity, single or twin pregnancy, and date of delivery with 255 children born after IVF with fresh… CONTINUE READING


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