Since the first birth of IVF in 1978, it has been 40 years. From the beginning, eighty sperm has to be implanted into the egg for fertilization. Nowadays, as technology develops, the fertilization implants one sperm only (ICSI). With the genetic technology application, we can screen the chromosomes to identify whether the embryo is normal, in the meanwhile, we can distinguish the gender of embryos as well.
The clinical definition of infertility provided by the World Health Organization is “a disease of the reproductive system defined by the failure to achieve a clinical pregnancy after 12 months or more of regular unprotected sexual intercourse.”
According to a systematic analysis of national health surveys, in 2010, approximately 10.5% of women around the world experienced secondary infertility, and roughly 2% experienced primary infertility. The prevalence of secondary infertility, in particular, varies widely by region and country, ranging from less than 6% to greater than 16% of women.
A record one in twenty babies was born through in vitro fertilization treatment in Japan in 2015, a recent tally showed.
The upward trend in the number of IVF treatments is expected to continue as more couples are marrying later in life and increasingly turning to infertility treatment, according to experts.
The survey by the Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (JSOG) found a record of 424,151 in vitro fertilizations were performed in 2015, resulting in 51,001 births, also an all-time high.
Since the first IVF birth in Japan in 1983 through to 2015, there have been a total of about 482,600 children born via the procedure in the country.
In the United States, third-party reproductive (surrogacy, egg/sperm donation) as conventional treatment, stands for a hope for women who cannot conceive themselves, lost families, LGBT, single parents to have their babies. Miracle Angels helps the intended parents to realize their dream of having a baby via the highest reproductive technology in the world.