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Infertile woman gives birth after Stanford egg-growth technique

Original post made on Oct 3, 2013

A technique developed at Stanford University School of Medicine has induced the ovaries of some infertile women to produce eggs, and one woman has now given birth, the university has announced.

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Posted by Wondering
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Oct 3, 2013 at 10:30 pm

Wow. What about not-so-early menopause but not-entirely-ready-to-give up? (Like late 40's)

I'm wondering how this melds with one of 2012's top stories from Science News:
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"For more than 50 years the matter had been considered settled: A woman grows all the eggs she will ever have before she is even born. But a study published this year, and then contested, suggests that this long-accepted fact may not be true.

Stem cells in the ovaries of both women and mice replenish egg supplies throughout adulthood'... [read the rest at the above link]

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Posted by Crystal Artwork
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on Oct 4, 2013 at 7:03 am

Are there any voluntary study groups here in the US Florida Area that will try IVA treatment for primary ovarian insufficiency I am 38 and was diagnosed with this and am interested in such a study if one was being done in the US.