IVF Ups Risk of Severe Pregnancy Complications

February 8, 2019

(Medscape) – Women who undergo in vitro fertilization (IVF) are more likely to experience severe complications of pregnancy, including severe postpartum hemorrhage, admission to the intensive care unit, and sepsis, compared with women who conceived without assisted reproduction techniques. Published in the February 4 issue of CMAJ, the research examined the association between infertility treatment and severe maternal morbidity in pregnancy and the postpartum period.

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