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Italian women who underwent fertility treatment pregnant with wrong embryos

Italy IVF patient pregnant with wrong embryos: report (via AFP) A woman who underwent fertility treatment at a clinic in Rome became pregnant with the twins of another couple after their embryos were mixed up, press reports said Sunday. Italy’s health ministry said it was launching an investigation into the…

Number of U.S. twins surge due to fertility advances

WASHINGTON — Advances in fertility treatment and a trend toward later-life childbirth are fueling a boom in twins in the United States, where one in 30 babies is a twin, according to US data out Wednesday. The number of twins doubled in 2009 compared to 1980, rising from 68,339 to…